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The American Lawyer 2000 Midlevel Associate Satisfaction Survey

Kirkland & Ellis ranked #1 nationwide in the "extra-large firm" category of  The American Lawyer's 2000 Midlevel Associate Satisfaction Survey.  In a comparison of "all firms" nationwide, Kirkland placed 5th among midlevels and received the highest rankings in the key areas of  "interesting work" and "training and guidance."
The survey also states that Kirkland & Ellis has the most prestigious litigation practice in the country.  Our intellectual property  and corporate practices received high marks as well, placing #4 nationwide.
And once again, K&E New York nailed down the #1 slot in a comparison of midlevel associate satisfaction levels among New York City law firms.  Since 1996, Kirkland New York has topped the charts for satisfaction among associates in New York City.
Summer associates rated Kirkland & Ellis the 6th most prestigious firm nationwide.
If these numbers aren't convincing enough, visit our redesigned Recruiting links to see and hear our associates speak for themselves.  While you're there, gather more information on Kirkland's outstanding training, diversity, benefits and pro bono initiatives.
Visit to see the full results of The American Lawyer survey.