T.J. McCarrick is a litigation associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice includes complex civil litigation, class actions and mass actions.


Thought Leadership


Author, “In Defense of a Little Judiciary: A Textual and Constitutional Foundation for Chevron,” 55 San. Diego L. Rev. 55–86, 2018

Author, “Jurisdiction, ‘Indian Country,’ & A Critique of Murphy v. Royal,” Least Dangerous Blog, August 16, 2017

Author, “An Erie Doctrine for Arbitration,” Least Dangerous Blog, August 1, 2017

Author, “Minimal Contact: Reconsidering Personal Jurisdiction Over Absent Class Members,” Least Dangerous Blog, July 6, 2017

Author, “Securities Fraud & Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations,” 51 Am. Crim. L. Rev. 1661, 2014

Memberships & Affiliations

Federalist Society

Guest Lecturer, Trial Practice, Georgetown University Law Center, Spring 2016 and Spring 2018

Guest Lecturer, Trial Advocacy, Villanova University School of Law, Summer 2020


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2018District of Columbia
  • 2016New York


  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  • United States District Court for the District of Minnesota
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma


  • Georgetown University Law CenterJ.D.cum laude2015

    Senior Articles Editor, American Criminal Law Review

    Director, Appellate Advocacy Division, Barrister’s Council

  • La Salle UniversityB.A., History & Political Sciencemaxima cum laude2012

    with Honors

    Political Science Departmental Award