Eliot A. Adelson

Eliot Adelson

is a partner in Kirkland's litigation department. His practice focuses on representing corporate and individual clients in a broad range of disputes, including antitrust, shareholder, bankruptcy-related and contract disputes. In the antitrust area, Eliot has litigated various matters for foreign corporations and individuals, including alleged price fixing. His securities defense and internal investigation matters cover fiduciary duties, securities, fraud and other corporate issues. Eliot has appeared in federal and state courts and before arbitration panels across the country.

Before joining Kirkland & Ellis, Eliot was a litigator with McNamara Dodge Ney Beatty Slattery & Pfalzer and a Deputy District Attorney for Alameda County.

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Areas of Practice 1) Litigation, 2) Commercial Litigation, 3) Antitrust & Competition, 4) Gov’t & Internal Investigations and 5) Securities & Shareholder Litigation
Law School Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1999
Education University of California at Los Angeles, B.A., Political Science, 1996
Bar Member / Association State bar of California
Most recent firm Kirkland & Ellis LLP
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