Nicole Cleminshaw is an associate in the Government, Regulatory and Internal Investigations Practice Group in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.

Nicole has experience representing clients in a range of complex civil litigations, government investigations, enforcement actions and internal investigations, including actions involving the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and Congressional committees.

Nicole also maintains an active pro bono practice, focusing in particular on voting rights and immigration matters. 



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2019District of Columbia
  • 2017Virginia


  • University of Michigan Law SchoolJ.D.cum laude2017
    Managing Notes Editor, University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform
  • Cornell UniversityB.S., Industrial and Labor Relationswith Honors2014