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Diversity

"At Kirkland, we believe our ability to function at the highest level of our profession is enhanced by building a team of lawyers who bring us the benefits of a broad range of socioeconomic, racial, ethnic and personal backgrounds. Our commitment to diversity is reflected not only in the Firm's policies, programs and committees, but also through our efforts to maintain a culture that values and gathers strength from difference. Kirkland's commitment to diversity and inclusion is ensured by our Firmwide Diversity Integration Task..."

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Kirkland & Ellis

300 North LaSalle
Chicago, IL 60654
Phone: (312) 862-2000

Firm Stats

Management Committee Chair: Jon A. Ballis
Firmwide Chairs: Lauren Casazza, Jonathan Davis, Christopher Greco and Julian Seiguer
Local Chairs: Stephanie Berdik, Amanda Border (Boston); Ryan Bennett, Nader Boulos, Shelly Hirschtritt, (Chicago); Anthony Speier (Texas); Sierra Elizabeth, Nisha Kanchanapoomi and Christopher Lawless (LA); Christopher Greco, Stefan Atkinson, Laura Sullivan and Nicole Washington (NY); Travis Nelson (SLC); Vlad Kroll and Brandon Brown (Palo Alto/San Francisco); Ragan Naresh (D.C.); William Burke and Matthew Elliott (London); Achim Herfs and Wolfgang Nardi (Munich)
Total No. Attorneys (2022):
3K - 3.5K
No. of Partners Named 2021:
151

Base Salary

Base Salary (2022) 1st year: $215,000 2nd year: $225,000 3rd year: $250,000 4th year: $295,000 5th year: $345,000 6th year: $370,000   Summer Associate: $205,000 or $3942/week

Employment Contact

Please visit
www.kirkland.com/careers
for office-specific email addresses.

No. of U.S. Offices: 11

No. of International Offices: 7

Major Office Locations

Austin, TX
Boston, MA
Chicago, IL
Dallas, TX
Houston, TX
Los Angeles, CA (DTLA and Century City)
New York, NY
Palo Alto, CA
Salt Lake City, UT
San Francisco, CA
Washington, D.C.
Beijing
Brussels
Hong Kong
London
Munich
Paris
Shanghai

Major Departments

Intellectual Property
Litigation
Restructuring
Transactional
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.