MICHAEL De VRIES
LAW | 2022 LA500
Partner Kirkland & Ellis De Vries has been with Kirkland & Ellis for a decade. He represents clients in intellectual property disputes, particularly technology companies in patent litigation. De Vries has handled trials and other litigation-related matters involving patent, trademark and copyright infringement, misappropriation of trade secrets, false advertising, and unfair competition. He was named the Law360 2020 Trial MVP of the Year for his lead trial counsel work on intellectual property litigation matters. He received a BA from UC Berkeley and a JD from Berkeley Law School.