Overview

Ryan Moorman is a litigation partner in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP who represents both plaintiffs and defendants in high stakes lawsuits and arbitrations. His clients include some of the world’s largest companies and private equity firms across a diverse range of industries. Ryan’s experience spans all phases of litigation, and he has recently helped clients win cases at the pleading stage, through summary judgment, and at trial, including a recent defense verdict in a nine-figure trade secret trial.

Ryan received his J.D. from Northwestern University Pritzker School of law, where he graduated first in his class. Before joining Kirkland, Ryan clerked on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit for the Honorable Joel M. Flaum and on the Northern District of Illinois for the Honorable Gary Feinerman.

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Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2012Illinois

Courts

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

Education

  • Northwestern Pritzker School of LawJ.D.magna cum laude2012

    John Paul Stevens Award, graduated first in class

    Julius H. Miner Moot Court Competition, Runner Up (2011), President (2012)

    Colloquy Editor, Northwestern University Law Review

  • Washington & Jefferson CollegeB.A., Political Sciencesumma cum laude2008