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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.

William Benitez - Partner, Houston
Northwestern University School of Law
"From a culture perspective, I appreciate that at Kirkland there are many different work styles and no single recipe for success."

Richard Brand - Partner, New York
New York University School of Law
"I've gained mentors and mentees, helped clients achieve their goals, and made friends along the way."

Diana Chang - Associate, San Francisco
Northwestern University School of Law
"I started working on a pro bono asylum case with two other junior associates only three months into my time at Kirkland."

Elizabeth Dalmut - Associate, Washington, D.C.
The George Washington University Law School
"Before I hit my six-month mark at the Firm, I had already attended two expert depositions, prepared a client for his upcoming deposition, and drafted multiple documents that were filed in court. My experience here is the norm, not the exception."

Vikas Didwania - Associate, Chicago
University of Chicago Law School
"Kirkland offers countless opportunities to junior attorneys who are interested in taking on that responsibility."

Stephen Elkind - Associate, New York
New York University School of Law
"Kirkland stands out as the Firm where autonomy is prized and significant responsibility is offered to young associates."

Alexandra Farmer - Associate, Washington, D.C.
The George Washington University Law School
"It is the high caliber of my colleagues, not only as lawyers but also as people, that make Kirkland stand out."

Tanya Greene - Associate, Los Angeles
"This year, women attorneys from Kirkland's Los Angeles office gathered for a retreat at the Portofino Hotel in Redondo Beach..."

Christopher Hagenbuch - Associate, San Francisco
University of Pennsylvania Law School
"Kirkland has a stellar reputation in the world of corporate law, especially concerning its private equity practice."

Emily Hughes - Partner, Washington, D.C.
Georgetown University Law Center
"Not only are my colleagues smart and talented but they are good people."

Natasha Hwangpo - Associate, New York
Columbia University School of Law
"In my experience, as a junior associate at Kirkland, I have been given incredible amounts of responsibility since the very beginning."

Ashley James - Associate, Washington, D.C.
Howard University School of Law
"The desire to push attorneys to embrace who they are is furthered in the Firm's commitment to the free-market system."

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