Laura Riff is of counsel in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. She has represented clients in various industries in complex commercial disputes in federal and state court, at both the trial and appellate levels. Laura has significant experience with e-discovery strategy in large-scale litigation, which allows her to help clients develop and execute effective, defensible approaches to discovery issues. Laura designed a course in e-discovery for Indiana University’s McKinney School of Law and teaches it as adjunct faculty.


Thought Leadership


Co-Author, "Why You Should Leverage AI For Privilege Review," Law360, May 24, 2022


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2012Illinois
  • 2011New York
  • 2011District of Columbia


  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois


  • Georgetown University Law CenterJ.D.magna cum laude2010

    Order of the Coif

    Managing Editor, The Georgetown Law Journal

  • University of PennsylvaniaB.A., Psychologysumma cum laude2007