Erin Cady is a litigation associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.


Thought Leadership


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)


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2017New York
  • 2018District of Columbia


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


  • 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