Richard Diggs is a litigation associate in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Prior to joining Kirkland, Richard served as a law clerk to Judge James E. Graves Jr. on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and Chief Judge Denise Page Hood on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.


Thought Leadership


Regulation via Delegation: A Federalist Perspective on the Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission Decision, 92 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 350 (2017).


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2018New York


  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit


  • New York University School of LawJ.D.2017

    AnBryce Scholar

    New York University Law Review

  • Wayne State UniversityB.A., Political Sciencecum laude2012