Jay B. Stephens

Of Counsel at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Jay B. Stephens

Jay B. Stephens

Of Counsel at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Raytheon Company
Pillsbury Madison & Sutro LLP

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Managing Director-Corporate Monitoring at Affiliated Monitors, Inc.

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Shareholder at Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

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Partner at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

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Partner at Jones Day

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General Counsel at Hologic, Inc.

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Independent Compliance Monitor & Auditor at Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

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Chief Legal & Policy Officer at Fox Corp.

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Partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

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Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Partner at Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP

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Jay B. Stephens
Of Counsel at Kirkland & Ellis LLP
JD, cum laude

Harvard Law School offers an energetic and creative learning environment, a diverse and dedicated faculty—whose expertise spans a broad array of legal subjects—and a student body that comes from every state in the U.S. and more than 70 countries around the world. Approximately 1,900 students attend HLS each year: 1,680 J.D. students, 160 LL.M. students, and 50 S.J.D. candidates. The faculty includes more than 100 full-time professors and more than 150 visiting professors, lecturers on law, and instructors. The curriculum features more than 260 courses and seminars that cover a broad range of traditional and emerging legal fields. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, teaching, and more. Most HLS students are pursuing a J.D. (Juris Doctor) degree, while many others are earning an LL.M. (Master of Laws) or the S.J.D. (Doctor of Juridical Science). Harvard Law School also offers many joint degree programs, coordinated programs, and concurrent degree opportunities with other schools within Harvard University. The Law School community is also home to numerous research programs and engaging publications, including books, scholarly periodicals, newsletters, and a weekly student newspaper.

Bachelor's Degree in Government, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.


Oxford is a collegiate university, consisting of the central University and colleges. The central University is composed of academic departments and research centres, administrative departments, libraries and museums. The 38 colleges are self-governing and financially independent institutions, which are related to the central University in a federal system. There are also six permanent private halls, which were founded by different Christian denominations and which still retain their Christian character.



Career History
Of Counsel
2016 - Current

Kirkland & Ellis LLP provides legal services. The company counsels clients in complex litigation, corporate and tax, intellectual property and restructuring matters. The company was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Secretary, Senior Vice President & General Counsel
Prior - 2015

Raytheon Co. is engages in the development and manufacture of defense and security solutions. It operates through the following segments: Integrated Defense Systems, Intelligence, Information, and Services (IIS), Missile Systems, Space and Airborne Systems (SAS), and Forcepoint. The Integrated Defense Systems segment offers air and missile defense, large land- and sea-based radar solutions, command, control, communications, computers, cyber and intelligence solutions, and naval combat and ship electronic systems. The IIS segment provides technical and professional services to intelligence, defense, federal and commercial customers. The Missile Systems segment develops, integrates, and produces missile and combat systems for the armed forces of U.S. and allied nations. The SAS segment designs and manufactures sensor and communication systems used in intelligence, surveillance, precision engagement, and aerial operations. The Forcepoint segment provides cyber security products such as insider threat solutions, data loss prevention, firewall technology, cloud and email security, and cross domain transfer. The company was founded by Laurence K. Marshall, Vannevar Bush, and Charles G. Smith on July 7, 1922 and is headquartered in Waltham, MA.

United States Attorney for the District of Columbia

The Department of Justice enforces the law and defends the interests of the United States according to the law; ensures public safety against threats foreign and domestic; provides federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; seeks just punishment for those guilty of unlawful behavior; and ensures fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.

Boards & Committees
Member, Advisory Board


Member, General Counsel Committee

National Center for State Courts is an American nonprofit company located in Williamsburg, VA, that provides technical assistance and consulting services to courts.The company says this about itself: The National Center for State Courts, headquartered in Williamsburg, Va., is a nonprofit court organization dedicated to improving the administration of justice by providing leadership and service to the state courts. Founded in 1971 by the Conference of Chief Justices and Chief Justice of the United States Warren E. Burger, NCSC provides education, training, technology, management, and research services to the nation's state courts.

Political Donations

Former Minority Leader at Massachusetts State Senate


Senator at Office of the Senator from Iowa, Joni Ernst

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Raytheon Company purchases Raytheon Applied Signal Technology, Inc.

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ONEX Corp., The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Onex Partners, Goldman Sachs Principal Investment Area, Goldman Sachs Capital Partners, Beechcraft Corporation purchase Raytheon Aircraft Co. from Raytheon Company

Awards & Honors
Harvard University - Frank Knox Fellowship
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