Caitlin Kovacs is a litigation partner in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation matters with experience in federal and state courts, including breach of contract, fraud, products liability, and antitrust issues. Caitlin also focuses on representing companies and individuals in connection with regulatory enforcement proceedings and corporate internal investigations. She has an active pro bono practice, representing clients in civil court and administrative proceedings relating to requests for asylum, DACA status, and other issues.


Memberships & Affiliations

Chicago Bar Association


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2013Illinois


  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


  • Northwestern Pritzker School of LawJ.D.cum laude2013

    Executive Articles Editor, Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

    Bluhm Legal Clinic Center on Wrongful Convictions, represented clients with Illinois 711 license

  • Northwestern UniversityB.A., English Literature & Economics2007