Overview

Peter Farrell is a partner in the Firm's Washington, D.C., office, where his practice includes litigation matters before federal and state courts across the country. He has represented clients at all stages of civil and criminal litigation, including complex commercial disputes, civil RICO litigation, product liability matters, civil and criminal environmental litigation, defamation matters, civil and criminal False Claims Act litigation, criminal antitrust matters, and matters related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. He also maintains an active pro bono practice.

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Thought Leadership

Publications 

L. Urgenson and P. Farrell, Prosecution of Subprime-Mortgage Fraud: Will Congress Pay for It?, 16 Bus. Crimes Bull. 1, September 2008

Recognition

Recognized in The Legal 500 U.S. for Product Liability and Mass Tort Defense: Toxic Tort, 2015

Kirkland & Ellis LLP Pro Bono Service Award, 2009–2014

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2006Maryland
  • 2007District of Columbia

Courts

  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

Education

  • The George Washington University Law SchoolJ.D.

    with Highest Honors

    2006

    Order of the Coif

    Managing Editor, The George Washington Law Review

    Winning Team, Van Vleck Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition

    Dean's Fellow

  • Ithaca CollegeB.M.magna cum laude 2000