Kirkland, Jesse Haywood

Jesse Haywood Kirkland



Jesse Kirkland is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm’s Corporate Department.

Mr. Kirkland received his JD from New York University School of Law. While attending law school, he served as a senior editor for the NYU Journal of Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law. Mr. Kirkland was also a member of the Technology Law and Policy clinic, where he assisted creative artists and software engineers with intellectual property matters.

Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Kirkland was a summer associate in the Los Angeles office. Before attending law school, he was an arts administrator in Prince George’s County, Maryland.

Bar Qualification

  • California


  • JD, New York University School of Law, 2021
  • BA, Yale University, 2012

Languages Spoken

  • English