Lecturer Lisa Madigan Joins Kirkland & Ellis

Former Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan joining law firm Kirkland & Ellis as litigation partner

Former Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, who surprised many in the political world two years ago when she announced she wouldn’t seek a fifth term as the state’s top lawyer after initially indicating she would run again, is joining Kirkland & Ellis, the law firm announced Wednesday.

Madigan, the daughter of powerful Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, will be a litigation partner in the firm’s Chicago and Washington offices, according to the announcement.

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