Overview

Andrew C. Lawrence is an associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice focuses on Supreme Court and appellate litigation as well as strategic counseling. Andrew has experience authoring merits briefs before the Supreme Court, and he has written numerous petitions for certiorari. He has also authored numerous briefs in cases before the federal courts of appeals.  His matters have addressed a wide range of subjects, including Indian law, international law, election law, intellectual property law, federal jurisdiction, preemption, antitrust, education law, economic sanctions programs, and numerous other subjects.

A native of Los Angeles, Andrew as a law clerk to Judge Paul V. Niemeyer of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. He attended Stanford University and Stanford Law School. Before law school, Andrew served as an analyst with the Central Intelligence Agency, where he provided strategic analysis to the President and other senior policymakers. Andrew joined Kirkland & Ellis from Bancroft PLLC.

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2018District of Columbia
  • 2015Maryland

Court Experience

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland

Education

  • Stanford Law SchoolJ.D.

    Articles Editor, Stanford Law Review

  • Stanford UniversityB.A., International Relations
    University Distinction & Departmental Honors