Bernadette Coppola is a technology & IP transactions associate in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Bernadette’s practice focuses on technology, intellectual property, and data-related transactions and counseling, including mergers and acquisitions, outsourcing and services agreements, SaaS agreements, technology development agreements, supply chain agreements, intellectual property licensing arrangements, debt financing and bankruptcy matters, joint ventures, and strategic alliances. Bernadette’s practice also includes counseling clients on data security and data privacy matters. Bernadette has counseled clients in transactions involving a variety of industries including health care, fitness and wellness, business services, food and beverage, consumer products, and media and entertainment.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2017Illinois
  • 2013New Jersey
  • 2013New York


  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


  • The John Marshall Law SchoolJ.D.cum laude2013

    Student Publications Editor, The John Marshall Law Review

    J.D. Certificate in IP Law

  • Rutgers UniversityB.A., Political Sciencemagna cum laude2008