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Sharkey, Christina

Christina Sharkey

Of Counsel
Direct Tel: +1 312-705-7474
Tel: +1 312 705 7400 Fax: +1 312 705 7401

Christina is a trial attorney in Quinn Emanuel’s Chicago office.  Christina’s practice focuses on complex commercial, product liability, and mass tort litigation in federal and state courts.  Christina also represents clients in intellectual property, antitrust, bankruptcy, employment, False Claims Act, and contract disputes.  Christina has litigated cases for many of the nation’s largest companies, and has tried many of those cases to verdict. 

  • Northwestern University School of Law
    (J.D., cum laude, 2014)
  • Pennsylvania State University
    (B.S., Biology, Spanish, and International Studies, 2010)
  • The State Bar of Illinois
  • The State Bar of Pennsylvania
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • United States District Court
    • Northern District of Illinois
    • Central District of Illinois
    • Western District of Michigan
  • Spanish
  • Kirkland & Ellis LLP:
    • Partner, 2020-2023
    • Associate, 2014-2020
  • Northwestern Bluhm Legal Clinic Center for International Human Rights

Thomas A. Gottschalk Pro Bono Partner of the Year, Kirkland & Ellis LLP

  • Strategic Assertions: Evading the Patent Marking Requirement, 12 NW. J. TECH. & INTELL. PROP. 103 (2014)