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.
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 Angeles, 2012, B.A. in History & Political Science, summa cum laude
- 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