Dustin B. Hillsley Esq.

Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Hillsley, Dustin B.

Dustin is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.  His practice involves corporate and commercial litigation and includes national and regional clients.  He received his B.A. (cum laude) from Wake Forest University and his J.D. (magna cum laude) from Wake Forest University School of Law. 

Mr. Hillsley is co-author of Bloomberg BNA Corporate Practice Portfolio Series No. 101-2nd, Derivative Lawsuits.  This portfolio volume explores all facets of derivative litigation. The portfolio begins by distinguishing between direct and derivative claims and goes on to discuss some common requirements for derivative complaints. The statute of limitations for a derivative complaint is explored next, followed by discussions of standing and demand. Next, the authors discuss special litigation committees and multi-forum and multi-case litigation. Finally, settlements and attorneys' fees and issues surrounding ethics and privilege are explored.