Jeffrey Willian is a litigation partner with Kirkland & Ellis LLP. As lead trial attorney, he has obtained many nationally recognized results in forums throughout the country. His practice focuses on complex financial disputes, securities, corporate governance, frauds, engineering and construction failures, and real estate-related matters. As noted below, Jeff’s efforts have resulted in billions of dollars in favorable awards and savings for his clients.


Memberships & Affiliations

American Bar Association

Illinois State Bar Association


Member of Various Firm Management Committees

Head of Engineering and Construction Group


Admissions & Qualifications

  • Illinois
  • New York


  • American University Washington College of LawJ.D.cum laude1986
  • Miami UniversityB.A.1983