Overview

Erin Cady is a litigation associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Her practice focuses on complex commercial cases at the trial and appellate levels in federal and state courts across the country. She has represented clients in litigation matters across a broad array of subject areas, including class actions, antitrust, contracts, mergers and acquisitions, oil & gas, and trade secret misappropriation. Prior to joining Kirkland, Erin served as a law clerk to Chief Judge Timothy M. Tymkovich of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.

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Thought Leadership

Publications

Note, The John M. Olin Fellowships and the Advancement of Conservatism in Legal Academia, 39 HARV. J.L. & PUB. POL'Y 917 (Summer 2016)

Note, Prosecutorial Discretion and the Expansion of Executive Power: An Analysis of the Holder Memorandum, HARV. J. ON LEGIS. ONLINE (Oct. 2015)

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2017New York
  • 2018District of Columbia

Courts

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

Education

  • Harvard Law SchoolJ.D.cum laude2016
    Articles Editor, Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy
  • American UniversityM.A., Political Science2013
  • American UniversityB.A., Communications, Legal Institutions, Economics, and Governmentmagna cum laude2012

    Phi Beta Kappa

    University Honors Program