Christian Erwin is as an associate in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His work includes patent, trade secret, and other intellectual property-related litigation. He has worked on matters involving a range of technologies, including medical devices and computer hardware. He has experience with complex legal research, deposition preparation, discovery and pre-trial motions, and trial.

Christian also has an active pro bono practice focusing on adoption and guardianship petitions.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2023Illinois
  • 2021California


  • Loyola Law School, Los AngelesJ.D.magna cum laude2020

    Order of the Coif

    Chief Symposium Editor, Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review

    First Honors, Intellectual Property Litigation, Trade Secrets

    President, Intellectual Property & Cybersecurity Law Society

  • Occidental CollegeB.A., Politics2014