Liza Miadzvedskaya is an associate in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Liza concentrates her practice on the formation, structuring and operation of private equity funds and related management companies.


Thought Leadership


Author, “Encouraging FRAND-ly Negotiations: A Comparison of the United States and European Approaches to Allowing Injunctive Relief in Cases Involving FRAND-encumbered Standard Essential Patents,” 18 Wash. U. Global Stud. L. Rev. 723 (2019).

Co-author, “Toxicity assessment and bioaccumulation in zebrafish embryos of carbon nanotubes suspended in Pluronic® F-108,” manuscript published in Nanotoxicology (Volume 10, 2016–Issue 6).   


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2021Illinois
  • 2022Texas


  • English
  • Russian


  • Washington University in St. Louis, School of LawJ.D.magna cum laude2020

    Order of the Coif

    The Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin Fellowship for Women in Graduate Study

    Dean’s Fellowship Award

    Phoebe Couzin’s Award

    Washington University Scholar in Law

    Dean’s List

    Global Studies Law Review

  • Washington University in St. Louis, Olin Business SchoolM.B.A.2020
    The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management
  • University of Texas at DallasB.S., Chemistry; Political Science Minor

    summa cum laude, with Honors


    The Eugene McDermott Scholars Program

    Bill Archer Fellowship

    Phi Kappa Phi

    Dean’s List

    National Merit Scholarship