Sarah Donnell is a litigation partner in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. She has litigated cases at the trial and appellate stages in various state and federal courts. She has broad experience in complex commercial litigation, including products liability, shareholder derivative, breach of contract, and antitrust matters.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2004Illinois


  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit


  • Northwestern Pritzker School of LawJ.D.magna cum laude2004

    Order of the Coif

    Arlyn Miner Book Award for Legal Writing

    Executive Editor, Northwestern University Law Review

  • Dartmouth CollegeA.B., Geography; Applied Mathematics Minormagna cum laude1999