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1301 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, N.W., WASHINGTON, D.C., 20004, USA
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Kirkland & Ellis LLP, James Gillespie, Washington DC, USA

James Gillespie

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Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Work Department

Litigation

Position

James Gillespie is a litigation partner in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis. He joined Kirkland in 1991 and has been a partner since 1994. James has acted as lead trial and appellate counsel in a wide variety of complex commercial and class action litigation matters. The subject matter of these cases has included corporate governance & shareholder litigation, consumer class actions, insurance coverage disputes, ERISA, RICO, antitrust, and securities.

Career

James was law clerk to the Honorable George E. MacKinnon, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, from 1988 to 1989.

Education

University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D., 1988 (Editor, Notre Dame Law Review, 1987-1988); Grinnell College, B.A., 1985.

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