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

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Work hard/smart and you're rewarded

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Chicago, IL

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

ProsGreat projects, smart people, stable company and good pay & benefits. Service oriented, clients come first

ConsLong hours, difficult culture, poor communication

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Best five years of my career so far

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Kirkland & Ellis


Pros: Strong entrepreneurial culture that really allows the stars to shine in any area (attorney… Cons: Long hours. We really need to have a work from home… Advice to Senior Management: Keep growing the firm the way it is being done… More

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No work-life balance

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
San Francisco, CA

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


Pros: Good experience working with some of the best attorneys in… Cons: No work-life balance, you are chained to your desk or blackberry. Nobody goes out of their way to… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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