Justin Clune is a corporate associate in the Houston office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice focuses on acquisitions, divestitures and joint venture formations for companies operating and investing in the upstream, midstream and downstream oil-and-gas sector. Justin's transactional experience also includes advising clients in connection with complex acquisitions and divestitures, oil and gas transportation and gathering agreements, commodity purchase and sale agreements and other commercial transactions.


Thought Leadership


"The Natural Gas Trade between the Russian Federation and the European Union: Power Dynamics, Antitrust Probes, and a Country Caught in the Middle," Journal of International Law and Business, 35 Nw. J. Int'l L. & Bus. 199, 2014


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2016Texas


  • Northwestern Pritzker School of LawJ.D.2016
    Journal of International Law and Business
  • Northwestern Pritzker School of LawLL.M., International Human Rights (2016)with Honors2016
  • University of California, Los AngelesB.A., History, Political Science & Russian Studies2009