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Kirkland & Ellis LLP

601 LEXINGTON AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY 10022, USA
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Work +1 212 446 4800
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Fax +1 212 446 4900
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www.kirkland.com

William Pratt

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Work +1 212-446-4862
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Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Litigation

Position

William Pratt is a senior litigation partner in Kirkland’s New York office. He practiced for 13 years in Kirkland’s Chicago office before moving in 1990 as one of the founding partners of the Firm’s New York office -- which now has in excess of 300 lawyers. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. William has acted as lead trial counsel on cases (both individual and class action) in a wide variety of substantive areas, with particular focus on intellectual property and antitrust cases. He has substantial experience before government regulatory agencies, including the Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission and Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as various state agencies. William also has substantial experience counseling senior management and boards of directors on various litigation and other legal matters. He has been lead counsel in both jury and bench trials in numerous state and federal venues throughout the United States, and he has handled dozens of substantial arbitration matters in both the United States and internationally. He also has handled cases on appeal in most of the federal appellate circuit courts, as well as in state appellate courts in New York, Illinois, California and Texas.

Education

Columbia University School of Law, J.D., 1977 with Honors; Tulane University, B.A., 1974, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa.


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