Education & Honors

The University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 2016, with high honors

Order of the Coif

Kirkland & Ellis Scholar

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

Thomas R. Mulroy Prize for Excellence in Appellate Advocacy and Oral Argument

Sidley Austin Prize for Excellence in Brief Writing

Research Assistant, Professor Richard A. Epstein

Rubenstein Scholar

University of California, Los AngelesB.A. in History & Political Science, 2012, summa cum laude

Government service

Judicial Law Clerk, Honorable Anthony M. Kennedy, Supreme Court of the United States, 2017-2018

Judicial Law Clerk, Honorable William H. Pryor Jr., United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2016-2017

Bar admissions


Krista J. Perry

Chicago Office
Courthouse Place
54 West Hubbard Street, Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60654
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Professional Practice

Bartlit Beck LLP, 2018-Present, Associate

Representative cases

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.