Overview

Ingrid Petersen is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Her practice focuses on intellectual property litigation, with an emphasis on high-stakes patent infringement suits involving complex technology and biotech disputes.

Before joining Kirkland & Ellis, Ingrid clerked for the Honorable Karen Nelson Moore of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and for the Honorable James V. Selna of the United States District Court for the Central District of California.

During law school at University of California, Irvine School of Law, Ingrid was a research editor for the UC Irvine Law Review, and she received the Faculty Award (highest performance in a course) for her work in Constitutional Analysis, Evidence, and Advanced Domestic Violence Clinic. She also earned the Dean’s Award (second highest performance in a course) for her work in Employment Discrimination, Torts, International Legal Analysis, Criminal Procedure, and Domestic Violence Clinic.

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Recognition

Recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, 2021–2022

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2016California

Courts

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Central District of California
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of California
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas (pro hac vice)

Education

  • University of California, Irvine School of LawJ.D.summa cum laude2016

    Faculty Award

    Dean’s Award

    Research Editor, UC Irvine Law Review

  • University of California, IrvineB.A., Political Science & Drama2012

    magna cum laude in Political Science

    cum laude in Drama

    Phi Beta Kappa

    School of Social Sciences Order of Merit Recognition

    Department of Political Science Honors Program