Daniel I. Siegfried

Partner Litigation

Overview

Daniel Siegfried is a litigation partner in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He represents clients in a wide range of disputes in federal and state courts across the country, with a focus on False Claims Act and appellate litigation.

Before joining the firm, Daniel served as a law clerk to the Honorable Richard A. Posner of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

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Thought Leadership

Publications 

“Based On” the Guidelines? Applying Retroactive Sentencing Amendments to Binding Plea Agreements, 77 U. Chi. L. Rev. 1801 (2010)

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2012Illinois

Courts

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin

Languages

  • Spanish

Education

  • University of Chicago Law SchoolJ.D.with High Honors2011

    Order of the Coif

    Kirkland & Ellis Scholar

    Editor-in-Chief, The University of Chicago Law Review

  • Princeton UniversityA.B., Politicscum laude2005
    Certificate in Latin American Studies