Joseph C. Schroeder

Associate Litigation

Overview

Joseph Schroeder is a litigation associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He solves difficult legal problems, and has experience drafting dispositive and critical discovery motions, briefs in opposition to class certification, and appellate briefs in complex consumer, antitrust, mass-tort, and ERISA actions.

Before joining Kirkland, Joseph served as a Bristow Fellow in the Office of the Solicitor General, where he assisted the United States government in matters pending before the Supreme Court, and defended a criminal conviction at oral argument before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Joseph is a former clerk to Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, and an alumnus of the University of Chicago Law School, where he graduated with highest honors.

Admissions & Qualifications

  • District of Columbia
  • Illinois

Courts

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Education

  • University of Chicago Law SchoolJ.D.with Highest Honors2015

    David M. Rubenstein Scholar

    Kirkland & Ellis Scholar

    Order of the Coif

    Staff Member, University of Chicago Law Review

  • The University of TulsaB.S., Economics; B.A., Political Sciencesumma cum laude2012

    Outstanding Senior in Economics

    Phi Beta Kappa