Carolyn Weltman is a litigation associate in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where she focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation and internal investigations. She has experience in a broad array of matters, including products liability and toxic torts cases, multidistrict litigation, federal monitorships, insurance litigation, and restructuring actions.

Carolyn has represented clients in a variety of industries, including energy, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, technology, and chemical manufacturing. Carolyn also maintains an active pro bono practice which focuses on civil rights and immigration matters.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2018Illinois


  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


  • University of Michigan Law SchoolJ.D.2018

    Articles Editor, Michigan Law Review

    Semifinalist, Henry M. Campbell Moot Court Competition

  • The Ohio State UniversityB.A., Englishsumma cum laude2015
    with Research Distinction
  • The Ohio State UniversityB.S., Environmental Policy and Decision Makingsumma cum laude2015