Overview

Kenneth Young is a litigation partner in the Houston office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice focuses primarily on complex commercial litigation. He has experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal court in a variety of matters, including contract, intellectual property, and employment disputes.

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Thought Leadership

Publications 

Of Poops and Parasites: Unethical FDA Overregulation, 69 Food & Drug L J 55 (2014).

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2013Texas

Courts

  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Languages

  • English
  • Japanese

Education

  • University of Chicago Law SchoolJ.D.with Honors2013
    Managing Editor, The University of Chicago Law Review
  • Brigham Young UniversityB.S., Molecular Biology & Japanesemagna cum laude, with Honors2010