Overview

Vera Esses is a litigation associate in Kirkland’s New York office. She has represented clients in federal and state court, as well as in arbitration, in a broad range of matters including antitrust violations, class actions, shareholder derivative actions, complex commercial disputes, and litigation of M&A. Vera’s pro bono experience includes matters involving constitutional law, special education, and voting rights. 

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Thought Leadership

Publications

"Recent Trends In Books And Records Demands," Law360, January 30, 2018

Recognition

Kirkland & Ellis Pro Bono Service Award, 2016–2018

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2017New York

Languages

  • English
  • Hebrew

Education

  • New York Law SchoolJ.D.summa cum laude2016

    Trustee's Prize Finalist for the Highest Cumulative Grade Point Average

    John Marshall Harlan Scholar

    Articles Editor, New York Law School Law Review

  • The City University of New York, Brooklyn CollegeB.A., Psychologysumma cum laude2013

    Phi Beta Kappa