Lorenza A. Vassallo is a litigation associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. As an internationally trained associate, Lorenza’s practice focuses on cross-border government compliance and investigations matters, as well as complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts. She has served clients in a wide range of industries, including technology, fintech, and banking, and has experience with matters involving several federal agencies, including the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Lorenza also maintains an active pro bono practice, working with clients on asylum matters, with a focus on representing members of the LGBTQ+ community, and assisting families with housing conditions matters.

Lorenza graduated from Georgetown University Law Center with the Highest Academic Average in Master of Laws (General) and also graduated from the University of Lucerne, Switzerland, with a Master of Law and Bachelor of Law with distinction.


Memberships & Affiliations

Member, Professor Heinrich Kronstein Foundation

Alumni Student Ambassador, Georgetown University Law Center

Member, Alumni Organization of the University of Lucerne

Member, Association Friends of the Lucerne Willem C. Vis Moot Team


Admissions & Qualifications

  • Admitted only in New York and Switzerland, practice is supervised by principals of the Firm


  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
  • French


  • Georgetown University Law CenterMaster of Laws (LL.M.)with Distinction2021

    Dean's List

    Thomas Bradburry Chetwood, S.J. Prize for the Highest Academic Average in Master of Laws (General)

    CALI Excellence for the Future Awards

    Professor Heinrich Kronstein Scholarship

    Georgetown University Law Center General Merit Scholarship

  • University of LucerneMaster of Law (MLaw)magna cum laude2017

    Pieter Sanders Award for Best Memorandum for Claimant, Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court, Team Lucerne

    Honorable Mention for Best Memorandum for Respondent, Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court, Team Lucerne

    Exchange Semester, University of Texas at Austin School of Law

  • University of LucerneBachelor of Law (BLaw)2015