Ellisen Turner

Partner

Kirkland & Ellis

Ellisen Turner is an Intellectual Property partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He is a well-known IP strategist and litigator who combines business acumen with a deep knowledge of intellectual property law to support his clients’ business goals and maximize the value of their technology. He has helped clients secure victories in patent and trade secret litigations that have led to billions in total client compensation, and has successfully defended matters with billions in revenue at stake. A seasoned negotiator as well, he completed more than $320 million in patent licenses and technology transactions in 2020 alone.

Turner has long blazed the trail for attorneys of color and has led the way on strategies and initiatives geared at advancing diverse attorneys in his law firms and the broader legal profession. He is now co-chair of Kirkland’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee and serves on the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Task Force.

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