Overview

Eric Wessan is a litigation associate in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.  Prior to joining Kirkland, he served as a law clerk to Judge James C. Ho on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

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Thought Leadership

Publications

“The United States Court for China,” Green Bag, forthcoming Summer 2020

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • Illinois
  • Iowa

Courts

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Education

  • University of Chicago Law SchoolJ.D.with Honors2019

    Articles Editor, University of Chicago Legal Forum

    Ann Watson Barber Outstanding Service Award

    Lynde and Harry Bradley Fellow

  • University of ChicagoB.A., Political Science2014