Elizabeth Kiernan

Elizabeth Kiernan

Associate Attorney, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

Elizabeth A. Kiernan is an associate in the Dallas office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher.  She currently practices with the firm’s Appellate and Constitutional Law Practice Group and has represented clients in trial and appellate proceedings in state and federal courts.

Ms. Kiernan graduated with Honors from the University of Chicago Law School in 2017.  While at the Law School, she served as a Comments Editor of The University of Chicago Law Review.  Ms. Kiernan earned her Bachelor of Arts degree summa cum laude from the University of Alabama.  She double majored in English and Political Science and was elected Phi Beta Kappa.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Kiernan served as a law clerk to the Honorable Jerry E. Smith of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the Honorable William H. Pryor Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.  She also served as Special Counsel to U.S. Senator Josh Hawley for the confirmation of Justice Amy Coney Barrett.

Ms. Kiernan is admitted to practice in Texas and the District of Columbia.  She is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fifth, Seventh, and Ninth Circuits, and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of Texas and Southern District of Texas.


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