Laura Wolk is a litigation associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Laura has authored a number of briefs in the Supreme Court, including a successful petition for certiorari in Moda Health Plan, Inc. v. United States, 140 S. Ct. 1308 (2020), and the successful merits briefs in Parker Drilling Management Services, Ltd. v. Newton, 139 S. Ct. 1881 (2019). She has authored numerous appellate briefs and dispositive motions on a wide array of topics, including the freedom of speech, the Second Amendment, administrative law, bankruptcy, and statutory interpretation. Laura also maintains an active pro bono practice, including successfully overturning an erroneous decision by the Board of immigration Appeals concerning her client’s application for asylum. In addition to her litigation practice, Laura provides strategic counseling to leading companies and organizations on a variety of complex legal issues.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2020District of Columbia
  • 2018Maryland


  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit


  • Notre Dame Law SchoolJ.D.summa cum laude2016

    Received Dean Joseph O’Meara Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement

    Federal Courts Issue Editor, Notre Dame Law Review

  • Swarthmore CollegeB.A., Psychology2009
    Phi Beta Kappa