Matt Tharp is a litigation associate in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2020New York


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


  • Washington University in St. Louis, School of LawJ.D.cum laude2019

    Webster Society Scholar

    Dean's Leadership Award

    Kirkland & Ellis 1L Diversity Scholar

    Leadership Council on Legal Diversity 1L Scholar

    CALI Award: Feminist Theories, Feminist Judgments (Fall 2017); Regulating Sex (Fall 2017)

    Staff Editor, Washington University Journal of Law and Policy

    Instructor, "Law, Gender, and Justice" Undergraduate Course, Spring 2018

    Co-Chair, OUTLaw Midwest LGBTQ+ Law Conference, Spring 2017

  • University of MissouriB.A., Political Science; Leadership and Public Service Minorcum laude2014