Kelby Roth is a restructuring associate in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.



American College of Bankruptcy 2022 Distinguished Bankruptcy Law Student of the Seventh Circuit

First Place, Illinois Local Government Lawyers Association Franklin W. Klein Writing Competition, 2022 (co-authored with Andrew White)

First Place, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education Willis R. Tribler Writing Competition, 2021


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2022Illinois


  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


  • Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Institute of TechnologyJ.D.summa cum laude2022

    Order of the Coif

    Moot Court Honor Society

    CALI Awards for Excellence in Bankruptcy, Civil Procedure, Legal Writing II, Professional Responsibility: Business Ethics, and Antitrust

    Chicago-Kent Law Review

  • DePaul UniversityB.M., Music Performancecum laude2019