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Midlevel Associates Survey 2019

Kirkland & Ellis ranked among the top 10 firms nationwide in The American Lawyer’s 2019 Midlevel Associates Survey. The survey, conducted at 96 participating law firms, asked third-, fourth- and fifth-year associates to rate their firms and examines several aspects of job satisfaction, including: compensation and benefits; training and guidance; relations with partners and other associates; interest in and satisfaction level with the work; a firm’s policy on billable hours; and management’s openness about firm strategies and partnership chances.