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   3Richard C. GodfreyChicago(312) 862-2391rgodfrey@kirkland.comrgodfrey@kirkland.comKirkland & Ellis LLPwww.kirkland.comwww.kirkland.comGodfreyRichard.jpgCivil Appellate LawClass Action/Mass Tort Defense LawCommercial Litigation
Richard C. Godfreyrgodfrey@kirkland.com
Kirkland & Ellis LLPhttp://www.kirkland.com
300 N LaSalle St
Chicago IL 60654
Ph.(312) 862-2391 Fx.(312) 862-2200Leading Lawyers Magazine story about this lawyer
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Recommended by peers in:
Civil Appellate Law
Class Action/Mass Tort Defense Law
Commercial Litigation
Advisory Board Member
County:  Cook
Litigator:  Yes

Practice Description:  
Mr. Godfrey is a senior litigation partner in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, and serves as a member of Kirkland's Worldwide Management Committee. He also serves as a Trustee and Director of various educational and other nonprofit organizations, including as a Trustee of Boston University, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and as a Director of the National Center for State Courts, among others.


Bar Admissions:  
Illinois, 1979


Year of Birth:  1954

Law School:  Boston University School of Law,J.D., 1979
Law School Honors/Involvement:  Magna cum laude; 1977-1978, Law Review staff; 1978-1979, Note & Case Editor, Law Review; Book Awards in Constitutional Law and Federal Taxation

Undergraduate School:  Augustana College, B.A., 1976
Undergraduate School Honors/Involvement:  Magna cum laude

Bar/Professional Association Involvement:  
Member of the bars of the United States Supreme Court and United States Court of Claims

Member of the bar, First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth, Tenth, and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeal

Member of the bar for the United States District Courts for the District of Colorado, the Northern District of Illinois, the Central District of Illinois, the Northern District of Indiana, the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, and the United States Tax Court


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