Eric F. Leon

Eric Leon

is a litigation partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He has been recognized in the Legal 500 as one of the country’s leading lawyers in M&A Litigation and Trade Secret Litigation. His other areas of practice include antitrust and trade regulation, securities and shareholder litigation, commercial contracts, libel, slander and First Amendment cases, unfair competition, employment disputes, and bankruptcy litigation. Eric has tried a wide variety of matters before federal and state courts as well as arbitration panels, and has helped clients obtain Top 100 Verdicts in each of the last two years. In addition, he has handled numerous appeals, including recent appeals before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals and the Delaware Supreme Court.

Some of the clients for whom Eric has provided representation include Deutsche Bank, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, New Enterprise Associates, Teva Pharmaceuticals, Qwest Communications, Bridgewater Associates, Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, Time Warner Inc., Heckler & Koch and Dex Media.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Appellate Litigation, 2) Commercial Litigation, 3) Litigation and 4) Securities & Shareholder Litigation
Law School New York University School of Law, J.D., 1993
Education University of Virginia, B.A., 1990
Bar Member / Association State bar of New York
Most recent firm Kirkland & Ellis LLP
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