Michael Glenn is a litigation associate in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice involves a broad range of litigation matters including appellate litigation, complex commercial litigation, and government enforcement actions and internal investigations.

Prior to law school, Michael served as an active duty officer in the United States Army. He commanded a forward-deployed ordnance company in the 82nd Sustainment Brigade during Operation Iraqi Freedom. His military decorations and awards include the Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, and the Parachutist Badge.


Thought Leadership


Principles, Politics and Privilege: How the Crime-Fraud Exception Can Preserve the Strength of the Attorney-Client Privilege for Government Lawyers and Their Clients, 40 Fordham Urb. L.J. 1447 (2013).


Bronze Star Medal

Meritorious Service Medal

Iraq Campaign Medal with Three Campaign Stars


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2015, New York

  • Not admitted to practice in Illinois


  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit


  • Fordham University School of LawJ.D.summa cum laude2014

    Order of the Coif

    Writing and Research Editor, Fordham Urban Law Journal

  • The Citadel, The Military College of South CarolinaB.A., Political Sciencecum laude2003

    Phi Kappa Phi

    Pi Sigma Alpha

    Sigma Delta Pi