Barack S. Echols

Barack Echols

is a partner in Kirkland's Chicago office. Barack concentrates his practice in the areas of antitrust and complex commercial litigation, and has broad experience in class action defense, bankruptcy-related litigation, arbitration and responding to government investigations into claims of anticompetitive practices and consumer fraud. Barack has represented corporate clients in arbitration and in federal and state courts throughout the United States in direct- and indirect-purchaser price-fixing class actions, merger litigation, price-discrimination suits, consumer fraud matters and contract disputes.

Barack was recognized as a leading lawyer by Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business in 2014, with clients noting he is "making a name as a 'sharp' practitioner." He was also named as an "Illinois Super Lawyer" in Antitrust by Super Lawyers magazine in 2013 and 2014.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Antitrust & Competition, 2) Litigation and 3) Commercial Litigation
Law School University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1999
Education University of Chicago, B.A., Political Science, 1994
Bar Member / Association State bar of Illinois
Most recent firm Kirkland & Ellis LLP
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