Bloomberg Law
May 6, 2020, 4:00 PM

Kirkland Extends Offers to Summer Associates, Shortens Program

Meghan Tribe
Meghan Tribe

Kirkland & Ellis will provide job offers to summer associates graduating law school in 2021 while also taking its summer program “virtual” and cutting it down to two weeks due to coronavirus.

A Kirkland spokesperson confirmed the changes on Wednesday to the summer recruiting program at the firm, which will begin June 15. Kirkland, which brought in more than $4.1 billion in gross revenue in 2019 and ranked No. 1 on the latest AmLaw revenue rankings, follows other firms that have similarly revamped their summer programs and in some cases extended job offers.

The spokesperson said Kirkland will compensate its ...

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