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Feller, Leonid

Fall 2020

1029 Legal Research

Leonid Feller is a litigation partner in the Chicago office of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP, where he concentrates his practice in all areas of complex litigation, white collar criminal defense, and appellate litigation.

Before joining Quinn Emanuel, Professor Feller was a partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP from 2011 to 2019. From 2006 to 2011, he served as an assistant U.S. attorney in Detroit. While there, he prosecuted a broad range of white-collar, violent organized crime, national security, and child exploitation offenses.

Professor Feller has served as a lecturer at the Law School since 2009. He also has taught at Wayne State University Law School and has been selected by the Department of Justice as an instructor at its National Advocacy Center in Columbia, South Carolina.

Professor Feller graduated from the University of Michigan in 1996, where he won the Osterweil Prize in Economics, and from Harvard Law School, cum laude, in 2000, where he was awarded the Irving Oberman Memorial Award. He clerked for The Hon. David A. Nelson on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.