Award The Bar Association of the District of Columbia

The Bar Association of D.C. Lawyer of the Year 2019

Kirkland & Ellis partner Ellen Jakovic was named “Lawyer of the Year” by The Bar Association of District of Columbia. Ellen, Chair of the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation and a partner in Kirkland’s Antitrust & Competition practice, was honored for her demonstrated commitment to access to justice, excellence in the practice of law and ability to incite camaraderie among lawyers, judges and bar associations. The Lawyer of the Year Award has been presented annually since 1951.