Tera Stone is an intellectual property litigation partner in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. She has represented clients across diverse technology sectors, including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, robotics, agriculture, and oil & gas. Tera has represented clients in a variety of forums including federal and state district courts, the International Trade Commission, the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and arbitrations, as well as appeals before the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Tera represents pro bono clients, including representing veterans before the Department of Veterans Affairs seeking benefits, individuals seeking redress for violations of prisoner’s Eighth Amendment rights to adequate medical care, and parents of children with disabilities to enable receipt of appropriate special education accommodations.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2022District of Columbia
  • 2017Illinois


  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


  • University of Houston Law CenterJ.D.magna cum laude2017

    Order of the Coif

    The Order of Barristers

    Articles Editor, Houston Law Review

  • Auburn UniversityBachelor of Chemical Engineeringcum laude2014