Kirkland & Ellis LLP


The Vault Review

Uppers

  • “Autonomy via the free-market system”
  • “High-profile work for well-known clients”
  • “Hardworking, impressive colleagues”

Downers

  • “Lack of transparency in advancement”
  • “High-stress environment”
  • “Hours are long and unpredictable”

The Buzz

  • “Love to work”
  • “Litigation powerhouse”
  • “Aggressive”
  • “Sweatshop”

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 and pro bono commitment receive high marks, associates say that the...

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