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30+ days ago

Global IT Service Desk Analyst II

Kirkland & Ellis LLP Chicago, IL

include, but are not limited to: •Fielding Service Desk calls; resolving approximately 65% of problems upon first contact and referring advanced… CareerBuilder

30+ days ago

PeopleSoft Developer II

Kirkland & Ellis LLP Chicago, IL

include: •Makes recommendations for approaches to development on new items or resolutions to issues. •Design, develop, test, analyze and implement… CareerBuilder

12 days ago

AV Telephony Engineer Senior II

Kirkland & Ellis LLP Chicago, IL

The Enterprise Audio Visual/Telephony is responsible for the facilitation, analysis, design, documentation and communication tasks related to the… CareerBuilder

30+ days ago

Senior Applications Developer I

Kirkland & Ellis LLP Chicago, IL

The Senior Applications Developer will play a key part to deliver and support the Firms approved custom application development projects, product and… CareerBuilder

24 days ago

Legal Secretary (After Hours)

Kirkland & Ellis LLP Chicago, IL

Document Preparation: Uses word processing and document management software (Microsoft Office 2010, including PowerPoint & Excel, Workshare Compare… CareerBuilder

30+ days ago

Corporate Legal Secretary

Kirkland & Ellis LLP Chicago, IL

include creating, revising and formatting legal documents, spreadsheets and presentations using the Firms software (Office 2010, Adobe and DMS… CareerBuilder

8 days ago

Pro Bono Specialist

Kirkland & Ellis LLP Chicago, IL

Tracks attorneys pro bono interests, and recruits Firm attorneys to accept pro bono work as appropriate. Develops and coordinates pro bono training… CareerBuilder

30+ days ago

Senior Project Manager - Chicago or New York

Kirkland & Ellis LLP Chicago, IL

Leads project planning, resourcing / staffing, progress reporting, people management, and troubleshooting for assigned projects. Ensures project… CareerBuilder

30+ days ago

Litigation Support Specialist I

Kirkland & Ellis LLP Chicago, IL

•Work with Manager, Senior Specialist, and Specialist II to design, create, and on LS databases for client and Firm work. •Prepare RFPs for various… CareerBuilder

30+ days ago

Legal Secretary (Floater)

Kirkland & Ellis LLP Chicago, IL

The Legal Secretary provides legal and administrative assistance to a group of Attorneys/Legal Assistants by performing complex and specialized… CareerBuilder

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Kirkland & Ellis Chairman Jeffrey C. Hammes
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    This is not an easy place to work; but if you have a personality where things don't really bother you, it may be a fit.

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    Former Employee - Associate in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Associate in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Kirkland & Ellis full-time (more than an year)


    The money is great. Training is fantastic though it's hard to balance the time required to train with the time required to do your job (more than full time -- considerably so). Money goes up quite a bit each year and is lockstep, so it's guaranteed. Salary is above market.


    Very long, very tough hours, with very demanding coworkers and managers. Everyone is your boss, even the secretaries and paralegals, which can be challenging. Partners are very hard driving.

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    Use contract attys more to give young associates a break.

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