Kirkland & Ellis LLP

The Vault Review


  • “Run your own practice”
  • “Cash money, baby”
  • “Training is excellent”


  • “No transparency”
  • “Hours can be brutal”
  • “Lack of mentorship”

The Buzz

  • “Excellent training”
  • “Best in Chicago”
  • “Crazy hours but huge bonuses”
  • “Arrogant”

Survey Says

Vault's Verdict: The business-savvy entrepreneurs at Kirkland have created a diversified and well-managed firm where self-starters thrive. While the firm's renowned training program receives high marks, associates say that the combination of inconsistent mentoring and...

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