Overview

Michael Francus is a litigation associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and appeals.

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Thought Leadership

Publications

Digital Realty, Legislative History, and Textualism After Scalia, Pepperdine Law Review (forthcoming 2019).

In Defense of Corruption: CNN Debates, the Press Clause, and Campaign Finance Regulation, 68 Stan. L. Rev. Online 92 (2016).

Recognition

Moot Court Semifinalist

Moot Court Oral Advocacy Award

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • Admitted only in New York and practice is supervised by principals of the Firm

Courts

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Education

  • Stanford Law SchoolJ.D.2017
    Articles Editor, Stanford Law Review
  • University of ChicagoPolitical Science & Philosophy2013
    Phi Beta Kappa