Kristin Rulison is a corporate associate in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Kristin’s practice focuses on advising public and private companies on acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures and other corporate transactions, and on corporate governance and securities and corporate law matters.


Thought Leadership


Does It Really Hurt to Be Out of Step?, Political Research Quarterly 66 (2013): 856–67 (with Gary E. Hollibaugh and Lawrence S. Rothenberg)

The Effect of Term Limits on State Legislatures and Their Applicability to the Executive Branch, Albany Government Law Review 4 (2011): 641–61 (with Richard G. Niemi)


Admissions & Qualifications

  • New York


  • Georgetown University Law CenterJ.D.magna cum laude

    Order of the Coif

    Special recognition for pro bono service

    Executive Board Member and Senior Online Content Editor, The Georgetown Law Journal

  • University of RochesterPh.D. (expected)
  • University of RochesterM.A., Political Science
  • University of RochesterM.B.A.
  • University of GeorgiaA.B., Political Science; Environmental Law Minor

    Presidential Scholar Award

    Dean’s List