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I have been away from Kirkland for over 20 years, and the primary reason why I keep in touch is the quality of the people you see at Kirkland & Ellis—high quality, high powered, intellectual, good people. - Gregg Garmisa, Alumnus, Principal and General Counsel, Studio Gang Architects

Overview

Kirkland’s alumni events provide opportunities for our colleagues for life to reconnect and build their legal networks, while enjoying chef-crafted food and entertainment at some of the best venues in the world, including renowned museums, exclusive restaurants and sports arenas.

View our photo gallery and watch the videos below to see our one-of-a-kind alumni events.

A Kirkland Classic
1:15 min
Our "Colleagues for Life" celebrated the New York Alumni Event at the iconic Rainbow Room in Rockefeller Plaza.
A Kirkland Classic
1:15 min
Our "Colleagues for Life" celebrated the New York Alumni Event at the iconic Rainbow Room in Rockefeller Plaza.
A Night of FantaSea
1:09 min
Our "Colleagues for Life" celebrated the inaugural Boston Alumni Event at the Kirkland Boston office.
A Night of FantaSea
1:09 min
Our "Colleagues for Life" celebrated the inaugural Boston Alumni Event at the Kirkland Boston office.
The Bar
1:22 min
Our "Colleagues for Life" celebrated the fifth annual Chicago Alumni Event at The Alinea Group restaurants Next, The Aviary and Roister.
The Bar
1:22 min
Our "Colleagues for Life" celebrated the fifth annual Chicago Alumni Event at The Alinea Group restaurants Next, The Aviary and Roister.
A Seat at the Chef's Table
1:26 min
Our "Colleagues for Life" connected for conversation and celebrity chef eats at our electric Bay Area Alumni Event at the historic Ferry Building.
A Seat at the Chef's Table
1:26 min
Our "Colleagues for Life" connected for conversation and celebrity chef eats at our electric Bay Area Alumni Event at the historic Ferry Building.
Welcome to Our New Home
1:33 min
Our "Colleagues for Life" celebrated an exclusive evening at our new home in Houston with celebrity chefs and mixologist.
Welcome to Our New Home
1:33 min
Our "Colleagues for Life" celebrated an exclusive evening at our new home in Houston with celebrity chefs and mixologist.
Cabinet of Curiosities
1:25 min
Our "Colleagues for Life" sampled local craft goods and dined on culinary gastronomy at one of New York’s most exquisite historic landmarks, the Park Avenue Armory.
Cabinet of Curiosities
1:25 min
Our "Colleagues for Life" sampled local craft goods and dined on culinary gastronomy at one of New York’s most exquisite historic landmarks, the Park Avenue Armory.
Turn Up the Heat!
1:29 min
Our "Colleagues for Life" celebrated Cinco de Mayo at Latinicty, a truly unique venue that brings the flavors of Latin America, Spain and Portugal to the heart of Chicago.
Turn Up the Heat!
1:29 min
Our "Colleagues for Life" celebrated Cinco de Mayo at Latinicty, a truly unique venue that brings the flavors of Latin America, Spain and Portugal to the heart of Chicago.
The Science of Great Food
1:27 min
Our "Colleagues for Life" experimented with molecular gastronomy while dining on cutting edge food and drink at the San Francisco Alumni Event at the Exploratorium.
The Science of Great Food
1:27 min
Our "Colleagues for Life" experimented with molecular gastronomy while dining on cutting edge food and drink at the San Francisco Alumni Event at the Exploratorium.
Elevate to Great
1:40 min
Our "Colleagues for Life" enjoyed an evening of career workshops and personal branding services at the Chicago Alumni Event.
Elevate to Great
1:40 min
Our "Colleagues for Life" enjoyed an evening of career workshops and personal branding services at the Chicago Alumni Event.
Contemporary Culture & Cuisine
1:33 min
Our "Colleagues for Life" celebrated Washington, D.C.'s Alumni Event at Renwick Gallery. Attorneys and alumni connected over special creations prepared by some of D.C.'s hottest chefs.
Contemporary Culture & Cuisine
1:33 min
Our "Colleagues for Life" celebrated Washington, D.C.'s Alumni Event at Renwick Gallery. Attorneys and alumni connected over special creations prepared by some of D.C.'s hottest chefs.
An Artful Palate
1:33 min
Our "Colleagues for Life" celebrated New York's Alumni Event at the internationally renowned art museum, The Guggenheim, along with New York’s award winning celebrity chefs.
An Artful Palate
1:33 min
Our "Colleagues for Life" celebrated New York's Alumni Event at the internationally renowned art museum, The Guggenheim, along with New York’s award winning celebrity chefs.
An Eataly Exclusive
1:27 min
Our "Colleagues for Life" celebrated Chicago's Alumni Event at the international food phenomenon, Eataly.
An Eataly Exclusive
1:27 min
Our "Colleagues for Life" celebrated Chicago's Alumni Event at the international food phenomenon, Eataly.
Connections, Cocktails & Camaraderie
1:46 min
Our "Colleagues for Life" connected with old friends, toured Dodger Stadium and mingled with former All-Stars, Mike Piazza & Shawn Green, at the Los Angeles Alumni Event.
Connections, Cocktails & Camaraderie
1:46 min
Our "Colleagues for Life" connected with old friends, toured Dodger Stadium and mingled with former All-Stars, Mike Piazza & Shawn Green, at the Los Angeles Alumni Event.
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