Tia Trout-Perez has represented clients in a variety of complex litigation matters in federal and state courts around the country. She has acted as counsel in a variety of cases involving mass tort, product liability, employment discrimination, contracts, insurance coverage, unfair and deceptive trade practices, state and federal False Claims Act liability, securities litigation, and litigation arising from Chapter 11 reorganization. She is widely experienced in all stages of high stakes litigation, including initial pleadings, discovery, motion practice, depositions, trial, and appeal.



Thomas A. Gottschalk Pro Bono Partner of the Year, Kirkland & Ellis, 2020

Memberships & Affiliations

American Bar Association, Section of Litigation


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2008Illinois
  • 2009District of Columbia


  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals


  • Northwestern Pritzker School of LawJ.D.cum laude2008

    Dean's List

    Executive Editor, Northwestern Journal of Law & Social Policy

  • Sweet Briar CollegeB.A., Governmentsumma cum laude2002
    Phi Beta Kappa