Taryn Lewis is a partner in the Government, Regulatory & Internal Investigations Group in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Taryn represents multinational companies and top executives in connection with enforcement matters pursued by the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission, among other regulators. Taryn also counsels clients on internal investigations and the development and implementation of compliance programs.


Thought Leadership


Co-author, “CARES Act enforcement risks and compliance best practices,” International Financial Law Review, April 21, 2020

Co-author, "Bidding for Business” (outlining risk management techniques with respect to public tenders), International Financial Law Review, April 2018

Co-author, “Damming Warrants: The United States’ Latest Foreign Policy Tool?” Bloomberg Law White Collar Crime Report, October 27, 2017

Memberships & Affiliations

Good Sports, Young Professionals Board Member

HFS Chicago Scholars, Mentor


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2016, Illinois
  • 2014, Ohio (inactive)


  • Indiana University Maurer School of LawJ.D.cum laude2014

    Managing Editor, Indiana Law Journal

  • University of Notre DameB.B.A., Accountancycum laude2008