Jessica Fricke is a litigation partner in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP with a broad commercial litigation and corporate practice. Jessica has represented clients in all types of complex commercial litigation, including breach of contract, fraud and fiduciary duty claims, accounting disputes, antitrust, and trade secret matters. She also advises clients regarding employment issues, corporate transaction disputes, and compliance matters.

Jessica previously worked as Associate General Counsel for the Office of the Governor in the State of Illinois, and brings deep knowledge of state regulatory and legislative matters to her practice. 

Jessica also devotes a significant amount of time to community service. In addition to pro bono legal work, she serves as a Vice President of the Auxiliary Board of Northwestern Memorial Hospital and is an active member of the Lincoln Park Zoo Auxiliary Board.


Memberships & Affiliations

Vice President, Auxiliary Board of Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Member, Auxiliary Board of Lincoln Park Zoo


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2012Illinois


  • Northwestern Pritzker School of LawJ.D.cum laude2012
    Executive Editor, Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology
  • University of MichiganB.A., English & Political Science2007