Overview

Priscilla is an associate in the Litigation Practice Group in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP focusing on complex commercial litigation, government and regulatory investigations and enforcement, and securities litigation. Specifically, her practice has included contractual disputes, class actions, white collar criminal defense, multi-district litigation, trade secret disputes, M&A litigation, corporate control and governance, antitrust violations, shareholder litigation, and fiduciary disputes. She also maintains an active pro bono practice in special education rights and advocacy for New York City public school students.

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Thought Leadership

Publications

"How Far You Will Go," Rise First, November 2019

"A Single Score No More: Rethinking the Admissions System for New York City’s Specialized High Schools to Preserve Academic Excellence and Promote Student Diversity," 94 N.Y.U. L. Rev., Issue 5, Page 1244, November 2019

Press Mentions

"Law School Student Makes the Case for Treyger’s Re-Election," Brooklyn Daily Eagle, October 3, 2017

"Priscilla Consolo Awarded Prestigious NYU Scholarship," The Fordham Observer, May 5, 2016

"Gravesend Student Picks NYU Law School," Brooklyn Daily Eagle, April 25, 2016

Recognition

Harry S. Truman Foundation Scholarship — New York State Finalist, 2015

Shorefront Toys for Toys Award Honoree, 2015

Schneps Communications, 40 Under 40 Rising Stars — Rookie of the Year Award Honoree, 2013

Bensonhurst West End Community Council (BWECC) Community Activist of the Year, 2012

Advocates for Justice Chartered Attorneys Awards Honoree, 2011

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2020New York

Education

  • New York University School of LawJ.D.2019

    AnBryce Scholar

    Kirkland & Ellis 1L Diversity Scholar

    Ann Petluck Poses Memorial Prize

    Executive Editor, New York University Law Review

    Teaching Assistant, Lawyering Program, 2017–2018

  • Fordham College at Lincoln CenterB.A., History; Political Science Minorsumma cum laude, with Highest Honors2016

    Phi Beta Kappa

    Dean's List

    Columbus Citizens Foundation Scholar

    Dean's Summer Research Grant (2014, 2015)

    Jogues Scholar

    Vincent DeMartini Scholar

    Elizabeth Burns Scholar

    Marie & Joseph McGovern Scholar

    Nathan & Jennie Itzkoff Scholar

    Honors Senior Thesis: Building the Borough of Brooklyn: From Rural-Like Suburb to Emergent Urban Center (1800–1865)

Community Involvement

"Shorefront Toys for Tots Honors Women at Pre-Mother’s Day Brunch," Brooklyn Reporter, April 28, 2015

"Rookie of the Year Restores City Bus Line and Helps Keep Streets Clean," The Tablet, May 1, 2013

"Call off Krupke! These Kids Are Great," Brooklyn Paper, May 6, 2012

"BWECC Danced the Night Away at Annual Gala," Brooklyn Reporter, April 6, 2012

"Carmine's Got No Gripe with Priscilla," Brooklyn Paper, February 18, 2012

"Brooklyn Kids: Priscilla Consolo Leads by Example," Brooklyn Reporter, January 26, 2012