Overview

Michael Lieberman is an associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice focuses on Supreme Court and appellate litigation. Michael has worked on cases at every stage of Supreme Court review, including as lead drafter of merits briefs, amicus briefs, and certiorari-stage briefs. He also has worked on cases in multiple federal courts of appeals, at both the merits and rehearing stages. His cases have spanned a wide range of subject matter, including arbitration, bankruptcy, class actions, constitutional law, criminal law, intellectual property, labor and employment, products liability, redistricting, and sovereign immunity. Prior to joining Kirkland & Ellis, Michael was an associate at Bancroft PLLC.

Admissions & Qualifications

  • California
  • District of Columbia

Court Experience

  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second 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 Sixth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • Board of Immigration Appeals

Education

  • Harvard Law SchoolJ.D.magna cum laude2013

    Ames Moot Court Competition, Best Brief and Best Overall Team

    Boykin C. Wright Memorial Fund Prize

    Joseph H. Beale Prize

  • University of California, Berkeley Haas School of BusinessB.S.with Highest Honors2007
  • University of California, BerkeleyB.A.with Highest Distinction2007