Paul Suitter is a litigation associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He joined the Firm after clerking for the Hon. D. Brock Hornby on the U.S. District Court of the District of Maine and the Hon. Kermit Lipez of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.



Alumni Council Member, Senator George Mitchell Institute (Non-profit scholarship and educational research institute founded by former U.S. Senate Majority Leader headquartered in Portland, Maine)

Kirkland & Ellis Pro Bono Service Award, 2017


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2015Massachusetts
  • 2016Maine
  • 2018District of Columbia


  • Harvard Law SchoolJ.D.2015

    Senior Article Editor & Senior Policy Editor, Harvard Law & Policy Review

    Dean’s Award for Community Leadership

  • Bates CollegeB.A., Political Sciencemagna cum laude2009

    Departmental Honors in Political Science (Honors Thesis—A State House Divided: The Effects of Legislative Term Limits on the Policymaking Process of the Maine Legislature)

    Phi Beta Kappa

    Bates College Key (College Alumni Honor Society)