OverviewRepresentative Matters

Krista Perry represents clients in high-stakes cases in state and federal courts throughout the United States. Her practice covers a broad range of subject matters, including professional liability, discrimination, and complex commercial disputes.

Before joining Bartlit Beck, Krista clerked for Justice Anthony M. Kennedy of the Supreme Court of the United States and Judge William H. Pryor Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. She is a graduate of The University of Chicago Law School and UCLA.

Representative Matters

Appeal of Pratt & Whitney (Armed Services Board of Contract Appeal)
Represented Pratt in three-week bench trial of Department of Defense's $210 million claim that Pratt breached government contracts and violated Cost Accounting Standards in accounting for jet-engine parts made by Pratt's risk- and revenue-sharing partners. Post-trial briefing is underway; decision is expected in 2020.

Education & Honors

The University of Chicago Law School, 2016, J.D., with High Honors

Order of the Coif

Kirkland & Ellis Scholar

Topic Access & Recruitment Editor, The University of Chicago Law Review

Hinton Moot Court Semifinalist

Research Assistant, Professor Richard A. Epstein

University of California, Los Angeles2012, B.A. in History & Political Science, summa cum laude

Clerkships

  • Honorable Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, Supreme Court of the United States, 2017-2018
  • Honorable William H. Pryor, Jr., United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2016-2017

Admissions

  • Illinois
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