Overview

Matthew Summers is a litigation associate in the Los Angeles office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Matthew’s practice focuses on complex litigation in both state and federal courts. His litigation experience includes contract disputes, government investigations, product liability defense, mass tort and class action defense, and white collar criminal defense. Matthew also has an active pro bono practice.

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Thought Leadership

Seminars

Presenter, “Hate Speech and the First Amendment: From Skokie to Charlottesville” (September 2017)

Panelist, “How to Become an Indispensable Member of Your Trial Team” (December 2018)

Recognition

Kirkland & Ellis Pro Bono Service Award, 2016–2020

Memberships & Affiliations

American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division

  • Litigation Committee
  • Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Committee

Association of Business Trial Lawyers

California Young Lawyers Association

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2016California

Courts

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Central District of California

Education

  • University of Chicago Law SchoolJ.D.2016
  • University of Southern CaliforniaB.A., Political Science2012