Kristen Stoicescu


Kristen is an Associate at Wilkinson Stekloff. Prior to joining the firm, Kristen was a litigation associate at Kirkland & Ellis.

Kristen graduated from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, where she was an Executive Editor of Northwestern University Law Review, a teaching assistant to Professor Joshua Kleinfeld (Criminal Law) and Rick Levin (Advanced Trial Practice), the President of the Federalist Society, a member of the Moot Court Society, and a Captain of the Bartlit National Trial Team. During law school, Kristen served as a Summer Honors Program Intern at the United States Securities & Exchange Commission, a Student Attorney in the Bluhm Legal Clinic Center for Criminal Defense, and a Judicial Extern to the Honorable John Z. Lee of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. After law school, Kristen served as a Public Interest Graduate Fellow at the Chicago Legal Clinic.

Before law school, Kristen worked as a finance associate at the U.S. headquarters of a global healthcare company and volunteered as the Assistant Coach of the Northern Illinois University Mock Trial Program.


  • Undergraduate: Northern Illinois University, B.S. (2016)
  • Law: Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, J.D., cum laude (2020)

Notable Matters

  • Member of a trial team defending Allergen in City and County of San Francisco, et al. v. Purdue Pharma L.P., et al., which involved claims that opioid manufacturers created a public nuisance and violated California’s Unfair Competition Law. After three months of trial, a favorable settlement was reached prior to closing arguments.


  • Dakshinamoorthy G, Munirathinam G, Stoicescu K, Reddy MV, Kalyanasundaram R. Large extracellular loop of tetraspanin as a potential vaccine candidate for filariasis. PLoS One. 2013 Oct 11;8(10):e77394. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0077394. PMID: 24146990; PMCID: PMC3795629.

Recent News

* Admitted to practice in Illinois. Not admitted to practice in the District of Columbia. All work supervised directly by an active member of the District of Columbia bar.