Terence Leong is a litigation partner in Kirkland’s New York office and focuses his practice on civil litigation in federal and state courts, including complex commercial, securities, ERISA, and managed care matters. In addition, Terence has experience in government and internal investigations and also maintains an active pro bono practice.


Thought Leadership


When Software We Buy Is Not Actually Ours: An Analysis of Vernor v. Autodesk on the First Sale Doctrine and Essential Step Defense, 10 NW. J. TECH. & INTELL. PROP. 239 (2012)

Co-Author, Giving it our Best Shot: Challenges to Broad Vaccination Rates in Children and Why We Should Target the Doctor-Patient Relationship, 4 VAND. HEALTH L. & PUB. POL'Y FORUM 14 (2012)


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2013New York


  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the District of Colorado


  • Northwestern Pritzker School of LawJ.D.2012
    Executive Editor, Northwestern Journal of Technology & Intellectual Property
  • Dartmouth CollegeA.B., Government2007