Zach Prociuk is an associate in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.


Thought Leadership


Contributor, "Entertainment Case Law and Industry Updates," ABA Entertainment & Sports Lawyer Journal, Summer 2020 & Winter 2021

Research and Support, “Author’s Addendum to: COVID-19 and Commercial Interruption, Potential Defenses to Non-Performance," ABA Entertainment & Sports Lawyer Journal, Summer 2020

Memberships & Affiliations

American Bar Association

Contributor, Litigation and Industry Updates Column, ABA Entertainment & Sports Lawyer Journal


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2021Illinois


  • DePaul University College of LawJ.D.summa cum laude2021

    Order of the Coif

    Dean’s List

    Staff Writer, DePaul Law Review

    Certificate in Intellectual Property Law

    Research Assistant to the Associate Dean of Experiential Learning, Professor Julie Lawton, DePaul University College of Law

    Student Clinician/Legal Clinic Clerk, DePaul University College of Law

    National Moot Court Competition Team, DePaul Basketball Negotiations Competition Team, 2019–2020

    Business Law Clinic

    Class of 1962 Law Scholarship, 2021

    Alice V. & Robert L. Williams Memorial Scholarship, 2020–2021

    Law Student Author/Scholarship Recipient, 42nd Annual Entertainment and Sports Industries Virtual Conference, Fall 2020

    Lee Shaffron Johnson Endowed Scholarship, Merit Recipient, 2019–2020

    DePaul University College of Law Dean's Scholarship Recipient, 2018–2021

    CALI Excellence for the Future Award: Torts; Sports Law; Music Transactions: Representing Talent; Legal Analysis, Reading, & Communication (LARC) III; Mediation

  • Purdue UniversityB.S., Finance & Management
    with Honors