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Intense environment, but great opportunities to learn and work on challenging matters

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Former Employee - Attorney in Chicago, IL
Former Employee - Attorney in Chicago, IL

I worked at Kirkland & Ellis full-time (More than 8 years)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

superb training and opportunities to work with and learn from some of the best attorneys in the world

Cons

long hours and steep pyramid structure means making equity partner is a longshot, even if you are "with class"

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  1. Great Company!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Kirkland & Ellis full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    pretty good opportunities to advance

    Cons

    life and work balance is low

  2. I really enjoyed working at K&E. If I had the chance, I would go back with them.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at Kirkland & Ellis full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I had a great experience working at K&E.

    Cons

    Nothing negative to say about K&E.

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