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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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Sudwiti Chanda
Office of the Solicitor, U.S. Department of Labor
Counsel for Civil Rights

As Counsel for Civil Rights in the New York Regional Office of the Solicitor for the U.S. Department of Labor, Kirkland alumna Sudwiti Chanda works to ensure the nations’ labor laws are forcefully and fairly applied to protect workers...

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Jim Gash
Pepperdine University School of Law
Director of Global Justice Program and Professor of Law
Specialist Advisor to the Ugandan High Court

Jim Gash still can’t believe he serves as the Specialist Advisor to the Ugandan High Court. After leaving Kirkland & Ellis in 1999 to become a law professor at Pepperdine, his journey to becoming an instrumental figure in reforming the criminal justice landscape in Uganda mirrored the winding track of the Nile River. In that journey, Jim has gone on to touch thousands of lives, teaming his legal expertise with a compassionate heart to bring progress to a country that has become a second home...

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