Kirkland is a thriving and energetic place to work. 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.
Quality and Caliber of Work
From your first day, you will work on interesting cases and transactions involving challenging legal issues. Working directly with partners, you will get stimulating and substantive client experience early in your career. As a result, as a Kirkland associate, you can develop more quickly than your peers at other firms.
Reputation and Prestige
Kirkland is well-known and well-regarded in the legal and business community. We are very proud of our reputation because it is built by and is a reflection of everyone who works here.
Kirkland attorneys have different backgrounds, knowledge, skills, work styles, aspirations and experiences. But what they all share is motivation, intelligence and a passion for what they do. At Kirkland, you will work with diverse colleagues and partners you can learn from and respect.
We understand that talent must be rewarded. That is why total compensation is top of the market at Kirkland.
Through the Firm’s free-market system, attorneys have the ability to shape their career and work experiences. The system emphasizes entrepreneurial initiative and allows associates to customize their practice for growth and success.
There is no “face time” requirement at the Firm. Attorneys are free to manage their work and time as they see fit and do not have to meet a minimum billable hour requirement.
Kirkland has a great base of top-tier practitioners, and our support staff is always ready to help. No matter what the question is — a small administrative issue or a complex legal problem — there is always someone willing and able to assist.
Kirkland utilizes state-of-the-art technology and continuously improves its technology infrastructure by offering new applications, training and proficiency tools. Kirkland support services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.