Joy M. Dineo is a litigation associate based in the San Francisco office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Joy counsels clients on many facets of antitrust practice, including regulatory approval for mergers and acquisitions, government cartel investigations, and complex civil litigation. Joy has experience litigating merger challenges against the Federal Trade Commission and has been a core member on trial teams. She has represented clients across a broad range of industries, including consumer goods and retail, energy, pharmaceuticals, software/technology, sports broadcasting, and water chemicals.
Joy focuses her pro bono efforts on immigration matters, where she represents LGBT individuals seeking asylum due to persecution in their home countries on the basis their sexual orientation or gender identity.
Memberships & Affiliations
American Bar Association
National LGBT Bar Association
Admissions & Qualifications
- 2015New York
- Northwestern Pritzker School of LawJ.D.cum laude2014
1st Place, Best Advocate, CACJ National Criminal Trial Advocacy Competition, 2013
Co-Captain, Bartlit Center National Trial Team
- University of Southern CaliforniaB.A., Theatre; Psychology Minorsumma cum laude2007
Phi Beta Kappa
Steven and Kathryn Sample Renaissance Scholar