Holly Trogdon is a litigation partner in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis, LLP. Holly’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation. She has extensive experience representing clients in a variety of industries across a broad array of subject matters, including contract disputes, class actions, restructuring matters, and government-facing litigation and investigations. Holly advises clients on all aspects of litigation, including fact and expert discovery, motion practice, and trial. She also maintains an active pro bono practice.


Thought Leadership


“Lessons from Google Fiber: Why Coordinated Cost Reductions to Infrastructure Access are Necessary to Achieve Universal Broadband Deployment,” 66 Fed. Comm. L.J. 103, 2014


Recognized by The Legal 500 United States for Energy Litigation: Oil and Gas, 2023

Memberships & Affiliations

Co-Chair, Summer Committee for the Washington, D.C., office

Member, Recruiting Committee for the Washington, D.C., Office, 2017–present


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2015District of Columbia
  • 2014Virginia


  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit


  • The George Washington University Law SchoolJ.D.with Honors2014

    Order of the Coif

    Member, Federal Communications Law Journal

    Executive Vice President, Student Bar Association, 2012–2013

    President, Evening Law Student Association, 2011–2012

  • University of Central FloridaB.S.B.A., Economicsmagna cum laude2006