Overview

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, as well as government investigations. Seantyel also maintains an active pro bono practice. She mainly focuses on death penalty issues, particularly intellectual disability in capital cases.

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Recognition

Recognized as Litigator of the Week runner-up by The American Lawyer Litigation Daily for winning a rare Texas ruling vacating a death sentence for ineffective assistance of counsel

Pro Bono Service Award, 2017–2020

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • District of Columbia
  • New York

Education

  • Cornell Law SchoolJ.D.2018

    Editor, Journal of Law and Public Policy

    Champion, First-Year Moot Court Competition (Langfan)

    Moot Court Board Member

    Capital Punishment Clinic I & II

    Constitutional Law Teaching Assistant

    Death Penalty in America Teaching Assistant (Cornell University)

  • University of FloridaB.S., Journalism2015

    Student Government Senator

    American Mock Trial Association Competitor