Kelsey Shaw is a litigation associate in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2021Illinois


  • University of Illinois College of LawJ.D.summa cum laude2021

    Order of the Coif

    Managing Notes Editor, University of Illinois Law Review

    Rickert Award, Excellence in Academic Achievement & Legal Writing, 2021

    Paul M. Lisnek Award, Excellence in Trial Advocacy, 2020

    Member, University of Illinois College of Law Trial & Negotiation Teams

    CALI Excellence for the Future Awards – Legal Writing & Analysis, Legal Research, Introduction to Advocacy, Trial Advocacy, Business Associations, CFI: Interview, Counseling, Fact-Investigation, Illinois Constitutional Law & Policy, Advanced Trial Advocacy & Professional Responsibility, Judicial Opinion Writing, and Complex Litigation

  • Indiana UniversityB.F.A., Musical Theatrewith High Distinction2015