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Without dedicated and talented lawyers, Kirkland could not keep its position as a leading firm. Learn what it is like to be a Kirkland lawyer from members of our team.

Sarah Tsou - Partner, New York
New York University School of Law
"Kirkland recognizes that it is optimal for people to work on things they enjoy, with people they enjoy working with."

Sarah Donnell - Partner, Chicago
Northwestern University School of Law
"Kirkland’s free-market system allows associates to take more control over the direction of their careers."

Christopher Greco - Partner, New York
Wake Forest University School of Law
"I found myself with a significant amount of responsibility early in my career. I have had client contact on an almost daily basis, and am in constant contact with our clients’ in house legal departments."

John Del Monaco - Partner, New York
New York University School of Law
"Associates are treated like real lawyers from day one and they are given a level of responsibility that is probably not available at peer firms."

Kristopher Ritter - Partner, Chicago
University of Notre Dame Law School
"From day one, Kirkland challenged me with significant responsibility in important cases."

Leo Greenberg - Partner, New York
Fordham University School of Law
"Kirkland has allowed me to assume all the responsibility that I was able to handle each step of the way."

Brittany Biles - Partner, Washington, D.C.
Duke University School of Law
"Having a trial within my first year at Kirkland confirmed for me that Kirkland's reputation for trying cases is more than deserved, and that I picked the right place to build my career."

Lisa LeCointe-Cephas - Partner, New York
Columbia University School of Law
"Kirkland is the type of place that fosters strong mentorships and lasting relationships, and because of that I was able to form organic mentorships with partners first year."

Christine Payne - Partner, Chicago
University of Texas School of Law
"At Kirkland, I have the ability to work on my own schedule and then spend time with my family."

Joshua Sussberg - Partner, New York
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
"..these programs are designed to truly educate and guide young lawyers and the only way to do that is by putting people in situations that they would find themselves in during daily practice."

Ryan Dahl - Partner, Chicago
University of Chicago Law School
"I chose Kirkland for the quality of the work and the opportunities to quickly develop my skills as an associate."

Atif Khawaja - Partner, New York
Boston University School of Law
"Kirkland’s free-market system has put me in charge of my career."

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