Joseph Raymond Casey

Registered Foreign Lawyer (Kirkland & Ellis, Hong Kong) and Partner (Kirkland & Ellis LLP, U.S.) Transactional


Joseph Casey is a registered foreign lawyer in Hong Kong and a partner in Kirkland & Ellis LLP (U.S.). Joseph focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions. He has represented strategic and financial clients in a variety of U.S. and cross-border transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, dispositions and joint ventures. Joseph has also represented issuers in connection with initial public offerings in the United States and in Hong Kong and regularly advises clients on corporate governance, other general corporate matters and SEC reporting obligations, including reviewing Exchange Act reports.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • Hong Kong, Registered Foreign Lawyer
  • California


  • English
  • Mandarin


  • Stanford Law SchoolJ.D.2014

    Submissions Editor, Stanford Journal of Law, Business & Finance

    Teaching Assistant, Advanced Legal Writing: Business Transactions

    Stanford Law School Editor, China Guiding Cases Project

    Co-President, Stanford China Law and Policy Association

    Co-President, Stanford Older Wiser Law Students

    Vice President, Stanford International Law Society

  • Harvard UniversityA.M., Regional Studies East Asia2005
  • Johns Hopkins University, Nanjing University Center for Chinese and American StudiesCertificate in Business and Law2004
  • Indiana University of PennsylvaniaCertificate in Chinese Language2002
  • Wesleyan UniversityB.A., College of Letters (Philosophy)2001

    with High Departmental Honors

    Awarded University Honors

    Phi Beta Kappa

    Kevin Echart Memorial Book Prize

    Semester Abroad (Paris, France)