Elizabeth S. Hess

Elizabeth

Hess has broad experience representing clients in government enforcement defense and internal investigations, and in a variety of litigation matters. She defends corporations and corporate executives in government investigations and other criminal and regulatory proceedings in connection with various allegations. She also leads internal investigations for a variety of clients and counsels clients on the adequacy of their internal controls and compliance policies and procedures.

Elizabeth has also acted as trial, appellate, and arbitration counsel in both individual and class action suits involving claims in various practice areas, including state and federal False Claims Act liability, complex commercial disputes, unfair and deceptive trade practices, consumer fraud, securities and shareholder class actions, and professional liability involving auditors/accountants, architects, engineers and contractors.

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Areas of Practice 1) Litigation and 2) Gov’t & Internal Investigations
Law School University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 2004
Education University of Chicago, A.B., Political Science, 2001 with Honors, Phi Beta Kappa
Bar Member / Association State bar of Illinois
Most recent firm Kirkland & Ellis LLP
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