Daniel Aaron Bress

Dan Bress

is a partner in Kirkland’s Washington office. His practice focuses primarily on complex litigation and appellate litigation in federal and state courts across the country. Dan has represented clients in litigation matters involving class actions, government fraud, commercial disputes, products liability, securities fraud and employee benefits. He has been involved in cases in the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third, Fourth, Ninth, and Federal Circuits and in state and federal trial courts in California, New Jersey, Arizona and throughout the United States. His experience includes all aspects of litigation, including appeals, motions practice and discovery. Representative clients include BASF, Honeywell, Boeing, Raytheon and Wyndham.

Prior to joining Kirkland, Dan served as a law clerk to Justice Antonin Scalia of the Supreme Court of the United States and Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Dan has also served as a Lecturer at the University of Virginia School of Law, where he teaches a seminar on statutory interpretation

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Areas of Practice 1) Litigation and 2) Appellate Litigation
Law School University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2005
Education Harvard College, A.B., Government, 2001 magna cum laude
Bar Member / Association State bar of District of Columbia,State bar of California
Most recent firm Kirkland & Ellis LLP
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