Sarah Kimmer is a litigation partner in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Sarah's practice focuses on complex commercial litigation. Her experience includes commercial disputes, consumer class actions and products liability claims. In addition, Sarah regularly represents private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies in a wide array of business disputes. Sarah also maintains an active pro bono practice.



Best Lawyers, “Ones to Watch,” 2023–2024


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2015Illinois


  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


  • University of Illinois College of LawJ.D.summa cum laude2015

    Order of the Coif

    Rickert Award for Service

    Lisnek Award for Excellence and Ethics in Trial Advocacy

    Managing Editor, University of Illinois Law Review

  • Lewis UniversityM.Ed., Educational Administration2012
  • University of IllinoisB.A., History2007