Kiel Ireland joined the firm as an associate in November 2017.
Mr. Ireland graduated from Stanford Law School in 2016. During law school, he participated in the Stanford Law School Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, where he cowrote an amicus brief in a major labor law Supreme Court case on behalf of twelve public sector unions and associations. His work in the Clinic earned a Judge Thelton E. Henderson Prize for Outstanding Performance. He also served as associate managing editor of the Stanford Law Review, submissions editor of the Stanford Journal of Complex Litigation and on the executive board of Shaking the Foundations, a progressive lawyering conference. His pro bono activities included volunteering at an organization that helps victims of human trafficking and domestic violence secure legal immigration status, working with Professor Lawrence Marshall on a public interest case in the Illinois appellate courts and writing a legal analysis memorandum for the office of Senator Elizabeth Warren.
Before joining the firm Mr. Ireland worked as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Ed Carnes, chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.