Seantyel Hardy is a litigation associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation in federal and state courts across the country. Seantyel also maintains an active pro bono practice. She mainly focuses on death penalty issues, particularly intellectual disability in capital cases.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • District of Columbia
  • New York


  • Cornell Law SchoolJ.D.2018

    Editor, Journal of Law and Public Policy

    First-Year Moot Court Competition (Langfan) Champion

    Moot Court Board Member

    Capital Punishment Clinic I & II

    Death Penalty in America Teaching Assistant

  • University of FloridaB.S., Journalism2015

    Student Government Senator

    American Mock Trial Association Competitor