Demisse Selassie is an associate in the Government, Regulatory and Internal Investigations Practice Group in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice primarily focuses on complex internal investigations, high-profile government investigations, and enforcement proceedings. Demisse has also been involved in a variety of congressional investigations involving notable and industry-leading clients facing legal crises and high-stakes reputational matters. Demisse maintains an active pro bono practice.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2022District of Columbia


  • Amharic
  • English


  • University of Pennsylvania Law SchoolJ.D.2021
    Dean's Scholar
  • Wharton School of the University of PennsylvaniaCertificate in Business Management2021
  • Pepperdine UniversityB.A., Political Science2014
    Certificate in Conflict Resolution