Adam Janes is an associate in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He practices intellectual property litigation with a focus on patent infringement litigation.



Received CALI Excellence for the Future Awards for earning the highest class grade in the following subjects: Patent Law, Patent Litigation, Intellectual Property Law, Legal Research, Mergers & Acquisitions, Criminal Law, Real Estate Finance, Remedies, and Privacy and Security Law

Jan Jancin Award Nominee

Charles A. & Dianne Blixt Award Recipient

E. Kerker Law Award Recipient


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2018Illinois


  • University of Illinois College of LawJ.D.summa cum laude2018

    Graduated 3rd in class

    Order of the Coif

    Rickert Award for Excellence in Academic Achievement

  • Lehigh UniversityB.S., Integrated Degree in Engineering and the Arts and Sciences (IDEAS) (Mechanical Engineering & Legal Studies Concentrations)with High Honors2014

    Phi Eta Sigma Honors