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There is a distinct energy that sets Kirkland apart from other firms. A key success factor has been the recruitment of talented and diverse individuals whose ideas drive the Firm forward. If you want to work at a firm that promotes achievement and growth, we invite you to learn more about Kirkland.

Apply for our Diversity Programs:

1L Diversity Scholars Program:

  • Our day-long conference combining unique networking opportunities with Kirkland attorneys, clients, alumni and other Scholars, with a substantive look into practicing in a large law firm. Hosted in New York, 50 students are selected out of a highly selective pool of over 600 applicants.

  • Apply for our Diversity Scholars Program

2L Diversity Fellowship Program:

  • Kirkland offers $25,000 stipends to second-year law students with offers to join our summer associate program who have demonstrated how they will promote diversity in the legal profession. Since 2004, Kirkland has awarded more than 215 Fellowships totaling more than $4.4 million.

  • Apply for our Diversity Fellowship Program