Overview

John Song is a litigation associate in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. As both trial and appellate counsel, he has represented numerous clients in a broad range of matters, including breach of contract, securities fraud, consumer class action litigation, antitrust, and litigation over M&A and corporate control matters. He has experience litigating in both state and federal courts, as well as in arbitration.

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Thought Leadership

Publications 

Corporate Criminal Liability, in ANNUAL SURVEY OF WHITE COLLAR CRIME, 50 AM. CRIM. L. REV. 729 (2013) (co-author)

Are You My Lawyer? – Upjohn and the “Corporate Miranda Warnings” During Government Investigations, AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION HEALTH LAW SECTION, Health eSource Vol. 12, No. 12 (2016)

Recognition

Kirkland & Ellis Pro Bono Service Award, 2014–2016

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2015New York

Courts

  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

Education

  • Georgetown University Law CenterJ.D.2014

    Articles and Notes Editor, American Criminal Law Review

    Barrister’s Council, Appellate Advocacy Division (Moot Court)

  • Yale UniversityB.A., Political Science & International Studieswith Distinction2011

    Dupuy Graduation Prize

    Reginald L. Tucker Prize

    Crimson and Silver Prize