Jordan Peterson is a litigation partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Jordan has worked on a broad range of complex litigation matters, representing public and private companies in the areas of securities, M&A, antitrust and commercial disputes. He also counsels clients on issues of corporate governance and litigation, often in connection with major strategic transactions. Jordan is a member of Kirkland's Diversity & Inclusion Committee.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • New York
  • Illinois


  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York


  • University of Michigan Law SchoolJ.D.magna cum laude

    Order of the Coif

    Campbell Moot Court Competition (semifinalist)

    Contributing Editor, Michigan Law Review

    Managing Notes Editor, Michigan Journal of Environmental & Administrative Law

  • New York UniversityM.A., Higher Education Administration
    Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Student Affairs at New York University
  • Cornell UniversityCollege Scholar Program; Government

    Dean's List

    Pi Sigma Alpha (National Political Science Honor Society)