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Colleagues for Life

At Kirkland & Ellis, we owe our success to our people — present and past — and are dedicated to remaining colleagues for life. Whether you retire from the Firm or leave as an associate, Kirkland appreciates your contribution and will continue to invest in your career.

A network is your strongest asset. The Kirkland & Ellis Alumni Engagement Program connects our esteemed alumni through the AlumniLink website, engaging networking and pro bono events, and life-long career support.

AlumniLink is a Kirkland exclusive site that provides our attorneys and alumni with resources at your fingertips. Benefits of AlumniLink include:

  • Alumni Directory

  • Alumni Events: Visit our video library

  • Alumni News

  • Career Support

We know that not all attorneys follow the same path. The Kirkland CareerLink (KCL) program has been designed to aid our attorneys and alumni with confidential job search assistance and specific resources to help shape the direction of their careers. Benefits of CareerLink include:

  • Resume Review & Marketing Material

  • Exclusive Job Postings

  • Networking Assistance

  • LinkedIn Tips

  • Confidential Career Coaching: Contact a Career Coach

Go To Career Link

Questions? Contact Chiara Wrocinski, Senior Director of Firmwide Legal Recruiting and Development, or email [email protected].

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Jenny Lee
Apple Inc.
Senior Legal Counsel

Jenny Lee has always been on the move. She was born in Texas, grew up in Las Vegas, attended college in Houston and law school in Boston, began her career at Kirkland’s New York office, and currently works in California as Senior Legal Counsel at Apple Inc. Through all the change, her impressive climb seems to have followed a purposeful, pre-determined plan. But looks can be deceiving. Jenny’s success has been a blend of hard work and serendipity...

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Chad Gunderson
Los Angeles Dodgers
Senior Counsel

By the time baseball-loving lawyer Chad Gunderson left Kirkland to join the legal team at the Los Angeles Dodgers, he and his dad Ron, a retired postal worker, had completed their goal of attending regular season games together at every Major League Baseball park. It turned out to be an eight-year odyssey that would result in a video documentary and lead to their being featured prominently in the pages of The New York Times and on CNN...

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