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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.


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

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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."

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

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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."

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Abigail Lauer - Associate, Washington, D.C.
Harvard Law School
"The people who work at Kirkland are passionate and hard-working, but I've also enjoyed socializing with them and getting to know them on a personal level."

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Aisha Lavinier - Associate, Chicago
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
Corporate
"Kirkland is known for its stellar reputation, elite lawyers and deal-making, early responsibilities, and its open assignment system, each of which contributed to my decision to join the Firm." [Read more]

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Jennifer Levy - Partner, Washington, D.C.
Duke University School of Law
"Kirkland is made up of incredibly bright, motivated and interesting people."

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Sharre Lotfollahi - Partner, Los Angeles
Loyola Law School Los Angeles
"In the IP litigation group, attorneys get responsibility and substantive experience early on."

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Joseph Loy - Partner, New York
New York University School of Law
"In addition to the collegial environment, and unparalleled client base, a combination of the open assignment system and pro bono opportunities allowed me to get real-world experience early in my career."

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Kimberly McGrath - Associate, Chicago
University of Illinois College of Law
Real Estate
"I chose Kirkland first and foremost because of the people and the caliber of work." [Read more]

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Ragan Naresh - Partner, Washington, D.C.
Georgetown University Law Center
"Using the open assignment system by which work is apportioned at Kirkland, my first year I worked on cases big and small in various practices areas..."

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Leah Recht - Partner, San Francisco
"Kirkland is signatory to the Pro Bono Institute's Law Firm Pro Bono Challenge and is dedicated to meeting or exceeding the Firm's goals for providing pro bono services each year."

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Brandon Vongsawad - Partner, Los Angeles
Stanford Law School
"I have seen firsthand how Kirkland prioritizes the growth and development of its attorneys—in particular, its associates."

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Michael Liu - Associate, Chicago
University of Michigan Law School
Intellectual Property
"With my interest in intellectual property, I wanted to join a law firm where I could work on cases that involved valuable and cutting-edge technology." [Read more]

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Tracie Bryant - Associate, Washington, D.C.
Harvard Law School
"One of the reasons I decided to come to Kirkland is because of its reputation for giving associates real legal experience years before other firms."

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