Senior Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Jay Lefkowitz is a senior partner of Kirkland & Ellis and a member of its worldwide management committee. He’s an adjunct professor at Columbia Law School, teaching a seminar in Supreme Court advocacy. Lefkowitz has won two US Supreme Court decisions reshaping the pharmaceutical industry. His public service includes serving as senior lawyer and domestic policy advisor to Presidents George W. Bush and George H.W. Bush and as US special envoy on human rights in North Korea. Recognized as one of the country’s 100 most influential lawyers by National Law Journal, he writes about law, public policy, and religion for The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Commentary, and others.