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Kirkland & Ellis LLP
United States


Nader Boulos concentrates his practice on the preparation and trial of complex commercial cases involving a wide range of substantive issues, including insurance coverage, commercial litigation, environmental torts and product liability. He has served as lead counsel in significant actions in state and federal courts across the country, representing clients in diverse industries including aerospace, manufacturing, telecommunications, energy, consumer products and pharmaceuticals.

In the insurance coverage area, Nader has tried cases and counseled clients and their Boards on a broad array of coverage issues including comprehensive general liability insurance, D&O insurance, comprehensive general liability insurance, and major property damage and business interruption losses arising from catastrophic failures.


Stanford University, A.B., 1991; University of Michigan Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1994.

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United States > Industry focus > Environment: litigation

Bringing together experience in environmental enforcement, compliance and litigation, Kirkland & Ellis LLP has successfully defended major companies in a variety of civil, criminal and administrative environmental proceedings. Contentious matters related to groundwater contamination is an area of strength for the group, which is often retained by clients from the chemicals, manufacturing, oil and gas sectors and public entities in such claims. In addition, typical mandates include mass tort and class actions, Superfund cases, climate change litigation and challenged to federal and state rulemakings. Andrew Running is a key point of contact within the team; the practitioner is based in Chicago and has achieved numerous victories for clients in environmental contamination, product liability and toxic tort cases. Kevin Van Wart is seasoned in acting for major corporate clients in class actions and mass tort lawsuits, while Bradley Weidenhammer has substantial experience in federal and state trials as well as appellate courts throughout the US. Clients in the aerospace, manufacturing, telecoms, energy and pharmaceutical sectors regularly turn to Nader Boulos for assistance with environmental tort cases.