Steven Dirks is an intellectual property litigation associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Steven focuses his practice on patent infringement litigation.  He has academic and industry experience in a variety of technologies including pharmaceuticals, chemicals, and medical devices.

Prior to joining Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Steven gained experience consulting with pharmaceutical companies.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2020District of Columbia


  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia


  • The George Washington University Law SchoolJ.D.2019

    with High Honors

    The George Washington University Law Review

    President, Student Intellectual Property Law Association

  • James Madison UniversityB.S., Chemistry (Business Concentration)cum laude2013