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What should I wear for an interview at Kirkland & Ellis?

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  • Clothes are most acceptable. Balloon animals are frowned upon.

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Does Kirkland & Ellis have any remote positions?

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  • No; Kirkland promotes in-office, face-to-face interactions over remote work.

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How does Kirkland & Ellis make decisions around promotions?

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  • Kirkland has an annual review process for all employees. Promotions are based on review feedback and individual performance throughout the...

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How's the vacation policy at Kirkland & Ellis?

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  • Seems great! All staff start out with 15 days of vacation.

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Kirkland & Ellis currently ranks in the Bottom 45% of similarly sized companies

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Mission, Vision, & Values

For more than 100 years, Kirkland has provided exceptional service to clients around the world in complex litigation, corporate and tax, intellectual property, restructuring and counseling matters. The groundwork has been established for another century of superior legal work and client service. Kirkland's principal goals are to provide the highest quality legal services available anywhere; to be an instrumental part of each client's success; and to recruit, retain and advance the brightest legal talent. Our Firm seeks long-term, partnering relationships with clients, to the end of providing the best total solution to the client's legal needs.

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Kirkland & Ellis Culture At a Glance

20 employees at Kirkland & Ellis have reviewed Kirkland & Ellis across various culture dimensions, providing their opinions on items ranging from executive ratings to the pace at work. The latest review was a day ago.

Overall, the 20 Kirkland & Ellis employees give their leadership a grade of B, or Top 30% of similar size companies. This includes specific ratings of their executive team, CEO, and manager.

Employees at Kirkland & Ellis are not very pleased with their total compensation at Kirkland & Ellis, which includes a combination of pay, stock and equity, and benefits.

Overall, employees at Kirkland & Ellis are not very pleased with their team. 20 Participants grade the quality of their coworkers a D. Half of them believe the meetings at Kirkland & Ellis are effective, and the majority look forward to interacting with their coworkers.

The majority of employees at Kirkland & Ellis believe the environment at Kirkland & Ellis is positive. Most Participants believe the pace of work at Kirkland & Ellis is extremely fast. About 13% of the employees at Kirkland & Ellis work 8 hours or less, while 29% of them have an extremely long day - longer than twelve hours.

Overall, the employees at Kirkland & Ellis are happy, based on their aggregated ratings of future outlook, customer perception, and their excitement going to work.

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Kirkland & Ellis vs Competitors

  1. 1st
    Latham & Watkins
    81 / 100
  2. 2nd
    Alston & Bird
    77 / 100
  3. 3rd
    73 / 100
  4. 4th
    Kirkland & Ellis
    69 / 100
  5. 5th
    Baker & McKenzie
    68 / 100
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