Kirkland & Ellis Employee Benefit: 401K Plan | Glassdoor

Kirkland & Ellis 401K Plan

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  • Jun 05, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior Paralegal in Chicago, Illinois

    It is managed through Vanguard which is really convenient.

  • May 15, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Houston, Texas

    Health insurance is good but what was expected from a premier firm.

  • May 08, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Boston, Massachusetts

    I haven't submitted to it yet but it looks great with matching and vested after a two year period.

  • Apr 20, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Legal Secretary in Chicago, Illinois

    The 401(k) plan is excellent, allowing $18,000 per employee or $24,000 per employee who is 50 years old or older.

  • Apr 14, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Houston, Texas

    Most companies do a 401K with a company match - not Kirkland. They do something better! There is a defined contribution plan where they contribute 7.5% of your total earnings (OT & Bonus' included) to your 401K - regardless of what you contribute, if anything. Much better than a match on a 5-7 year vesting schedule.

  • May 28, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Case Assistant in Los Angeles, California

    Company matches the contribution with yearly increase

  • May 11, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Chicago, Illinois

    7.5% salary but doesn't kick in until 2 years

  • Dec 09, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Chicago, Illinois

    Kirkland pays 7.5% of salary no matter what employee contributes. There is both a 401(k) and a Roth 401(k). Plan is run by Vanguard so costs are low.

  • Aug 19, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Billing Assistant in New York, New York State

    Excellent retirement benefits with K&E contributions.

  • May 28, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Associate in Chicago, Illinois

    Fine. No match, but whatever.


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