Racial & Ethnic Diversity

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Kirkland encourages a sense of community among its diverse attorneys, providing real efforts and support behind its words. - Atif Khawaja, Partner, Chair of the Firmwide Diversity & Inclusion Committee

Overview

We are proud of our attorneys’ rich and varied backgrounds, knowledge and skills, and we believe diversity makes us stronger as a Firm. We strive to foster a culture in which varying viewpoints are not just heard – they are encouraged.

The Racial and Ethnic Minority Subcommittee of Kirkland’s Firmwide Diversity and Inclusion Committee is focused on office-specific, Firmwide and external programs designed to address the needs and priorities of racial and ethnic minorities, including recruitment, retention and promotion within the Firm.

191 Diversity-Related Programs

January 2018−December 2018

A-List Firm

The American Lawyer, 2013–2018

More Than 190 2L Diversity Fellowships

Totaling Almost $3.9 Million in Grants

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