Eric Yeager is a litigation partner in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He represents clients in a wide range of business disputes and counseling matters, with a focus on complex commercial litigation in both federal and state courts across the country.


Thought Leadership


Looking For Trouble: An Exploration of How to Regulate Digital Searches, 66 Vand. L. Rev. 685 (Mar. 2013)

The Medical Malpractice Implications of Electronic Health Records, Vanderbilt Health Law and Public Policy Forum (2011)


Certified Mediator — Center For Conflict Resolution

Memberships & Affiliations

Board Member (Ex Officio) — Center for Conflict Resolution (2017–Present)

Auxiliary Board Co-Chair — Center for Conflict Resolution (2014–2017)

Mentor — Link Unlimited Scholars Program


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2013Illinois


  • Vanderbilt Law SchoolJ.D.2013

    Scholastic Excellence Awards in Corporations and Business Entities, Contracts

    En Banc Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review

  • Dartmouth CollegeB.S., Philosophycum laude2007

    Rufus Choate Scholar, 2007