Kirkland & Ellis
3.5 of 5 61 reviews
www.kirkland.com Chicago, IL 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Attorney (Current Employee)

I have been working at Kirkland & Ellis full-time

ProsSolid litigation experience, excellent for formal training, and very good salary. Also, can help lead to other jobs given the brand name. Also, advancement in the firm is more about the quality of your work product and your commitment to hard work, rather than politics.

ConsLike many law firms, the hours can be long. At least the pay makes up for it.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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I've had a very positive experience at Kirkland & Ellis.

Project Assistant (Current Employee)
Chicago, IL

I have been working at Kirkland & Ellis full-time for more than a year


Pros: Competitive salary; generous healthcare benefits; efficiently run; ability to work… Cons: Given the focus on billable hours, work-life balance can suffer; on… More

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The Worst High-Paying Job You'll Ever Have

Associate (Current Employee)
Chicago, IL

I have been working at Kirkland & Ellis full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: The Salary. Only the salary. And some of your more miserable peers… Cons: Everything else. The people, the urgency, the lack of respect for family life.… Advice to Senior Management: Try to remember when you were human. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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