Meghan Dolan is a partner in the Government & Internal Investigations Group in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Meghan advises organizations and individuals on DOJ and SEC enforcement actions, internal investigations, and compliance matters, focusing on global anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, and trade sanctions regulations. Meghan has extensive experience helping clients to assess and mitigate international risks. She has conducted internal investigations around the world for clients in a wide variety of industries, including private equity, banking, real estate, pharmaceuticals, and retail. She also regularly advises on cross-border transactional due diligence and on developing and implementing effective international compliance programs.


Thought Leadership


“Seventh Circuit Moves to the Head of the Class: Recent Decisions Provide a Broad Interpretation of Federal Jurisdiction Under CAFA,” 1 Seventh Circuit Rev. 1 (2006)


Super Lawyers Illinois — Rising Star, 2013–2017


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2006Illinois


  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


  • Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Institute of TechnologyJ.D.with Honors2006

    Editorial Staff, Seventh Circuit Review

  • University of IowaB.A., Political Science2003