Anna Grilley is a corporate associate in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.


Thought Leadership


Anna L. Grilley, Arbitrary and Unnecessary Quarantine: Building International and Natural Infrastructures to Protect Human Rights During Public Health Emergencies, 34 Wis. Int'l L.J. 915 (2017).

Joshua Horwitz, Anna Grilley, and Orla Kennedy, Beyond the Academic Journal: Unfreezing Misconceptions About Mental Illness and Gun Violence Through Knowledge Translation to Decision Makers, 33 Behav. Sci. & L. 356 (2015).

Joshua Horwitz, Anna Grilley & Kelly Ward, Preventing Gun Violence: Decreasing Access During Times of Crisis, in Gun Violence and Mental Illness, 317 (Liza H. Gold & Robert I. Simon ed., 2016).

Emma E. McGinty et al., Using Research Evidence to Reframe the Policy Debate Around Mental Illness and Guns: Process and Recommendations, 104 Am. J. Pub. Health e22 (2014).


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2021Illinois
  • 2017Wisconsin


  • University of Wisconsin Law SchoolJ.D.cum laude2017

    Order of the Coif

    Dean’s List

    Senior Articles Editor, Wisconsin International Law Journal

    Macaulay Award for Excellence and Leadership in Contract Law

    The Bercovici Prize for Jurisprudence and Legal Philosophy

    Best Performance in Legislation and Regulation; Best Performance in Selected Problems in Constitutional Law: First Amendment

    Law Fellow, Fellowship at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics

  • The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public HealthM.S., Public Health in Health Policy2014
    Delta Omega, the Public Health National Honors Society
  • University of Wisconsin-MadisonB.S., English2012