Kirsten Lee is an associate in Latham & Watkins’ Litigation & Trial Department. She serves on the firm’s Ethics Committee.
Ms. Lee represents corporate and individual clients in securities litigation and investigations, complex commercial litigation, and white collar defense and investigations. She was a part of a trial team that obtained a full not guilty verdict in a criminal securities fraud trial in federal district court.
Ms. Lee also has an active pro bono practice, including representing individuals seeking to obtain asylum, expunge their criminal records, and assert violations of their constitutional rights.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Lee served as a law clerk for Judge John J. Tharp of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. While in law school, she was a managing editor of the Northwestern University Law Review.
JD, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, 2018 magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
BA in Legal Studies & Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2014
Sean Berkowitz and Michael Bosworth and their team at Latham & Watkins earned this week's Litigators of the Week for the defense of Michael Sussmann whom Special Counsel John Durham's office charged with lying to the FBI last year.
A decade-and-a-half after he led the prosecution of Enron executives, Berkowitz won the acquittal of the former CEO of Power Solutions International Inc.
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