Overview

Gavin Tisdale is a litigation associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice focuses on complex civil litigation, internal investigations, and government enforcement proceedings. He has represented clients in litigation matters across a broad array of subject areas, including class actions, antitrust, constitutional issues, and securities investigations. In addition to his commercial clients, Gavin represents undocumented minor children and adults in state and immigration court.

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Thought Leadership

Publications 

A New Look at Constitutional Errors in a Criminal Trial, 48 Conn. L. Rev. 1665 (2016)

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2017District of Columbia
  • 2018New York

Courts

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Education

  • University of Connecticut School of LawJ.D.with Highest Honors2017

    First in Class

    Connecticut Scholar (Full Academic Scholarship)

    Editor-in-Chief, Connecticut Law Review

    A.L.I. Continuing Legal Education Scholarship & Leadership Award

    Exceptional Achievement in Scholarship Award

  • Boston CollegeB.A., Communications & Political Science2013

    Men’s Club Lacrosse Captain