Mr Neil Eggleston > Kirkland & Ellis LLP > Washington DC, United States > Lawyer Profile

Kirkland & Ellis LLP
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Neil has a distinguished record of public service. He was White House Counsel to President Obama and advised on all legal and constitutional issues across a broad spectrum of domestic and foreign policy matters. Previously, Neil served in the White House Counsel’s Office for President Clinton, as Deputy Chief Counsel of the House Iran/Contra investigation, and as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York, including a stint as Chief Appellate Attorney. He also served as a law clerk for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and for Chief Justice Warren Burger on the U.S. Supreme Court. Neil advises corporations and boards on a wide range of legal issues. He teaches a seminar at Harvard Law School on Presidential Power, a seminar he has also taught at Yale Law School. He is a Fellow with the American College of Trial Lawyers.


Duke University, B.A.; Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, J.D.