Devon M. Largio is a litigation partner in Kirkland’s Chicago office. Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, including breach of contract, fraud and fiduciary duty claims, securities, accounting malpractice, and antitrust matters. Devon also has experience in non-competition and ERISA matters. Throughout her career, she has represented a variety of clients across numerous industries, including Honeywell, PwC, Ally Financial, Aon, Health Care Service Corporation, and BP, among others. She also advises and counsels private equity and corporate clients on non-competition and other litigation matters.


Thought Leadership


Devon Largio, Teen Dating Violence and Domestic Violence Statutes: Refining the Meaning and Application of "Dating Relationship," 60 Vand. L. Rev. 939 (Apr. 2007).

Scott Althaus & Devon Largio, When Osama Became Saddam: Origins and Consequences of the Change in America's Public Enemy #1, 37 PS: Pol. Sci. & Pol. 795 (2004), reprinted in Quantitative Methods in Practice: Readings from PS (David Rochefort ed., Congressional Quarterly 2005).

Devon Largio, 21 Rationales for War, Foreign Pol'y, Sept.-Oct. 2004, at 18. 


Recognized in The Legal 500 United States for M&A Litigation: Defense, 2018


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2007Illinois


  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee


  • Vanderbilt Law SchoolJ.D.2007

    Order of the Coif

    Dean’s Scholar

    Vanderbilt Scholastic Excellence Awards for Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law I, and Legal Writing II

    Lightfoot, Franklin & White Best Oralist Award for Legal Writing

    Articles Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignB.A., Political Sciencesumma cum laude2004

    Bronze Tablet and Highest Distinction in Political Science

    Robert H. Bierma Memorial Award and Scholarship