Rebecca Jayne Nelson is a litigation associate in the Salt Lake City office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Her practice focuses on commercial litigation and employment and labor disputes in the federal and state courts.


Memberships & Affiliations

David K. Watkiss Sutherland II Inn of Court

Member, Women Lawyers of Utah


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2020Utah


  • United States District Court for the District of Utah


  • University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of LawJ.D.with High Honors2019

    Articles Editor, Utah Law Review

    Runner-Up Best Brief, Traynor Moot Court

    National Moot Court Team

    William H. Leary Scholar

  • University of Utah David Eccles School of BusinessM.B.A.2019

    Student Entrepreneurial Associate, Lassonde New Venture Development Center

    Senior Student Associate, Sorenson Impact Center for Impact Investing

    Winner, Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative

  • University of UtahB.S., Business Marketing2015