Zak Read is a restructuring associate in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2022Illinois


  • University of Illinois College of LawJ.D.summa cum laude2022

    Order of the Coif

    Managing Articles Editor, University of Illinois Law Review

    Best Brief & Quarterfinalist, 30th Annual Duberstein National Moot Court Competition

    Rickert Award for Academic Excellence

    CALI Awards for Excellence in Corporate Reorganizations, Immigration Law, Professional Responsibility and Contracts

    President, Corporate & Business Law Association

  • University of TorontoM.M., Opera Performance2014
  • University of Western OntarioB.M., Vocal Performancewith Honors2012