Kirkland & Ellis is one of the world’s leading law firms, with approximately 2,000 lawyers practicing from thirteen offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. Our clients and experience cut across every major industry and discipline. Clients across the globe call upon Kirkland to handle their most important and complex corporate, litigation, intellectual property and restructuring matters.
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. Kirkland stresses — and clients rightfully expect — good results. To that end, our Firm employs innovative, pragmatic strategies and hard work to ensure that our clients’ legal needs are met.
In every year since 1995, Kirkland has ranked as one of the most frequently used firms by Fortune 100 companies in the Corporate Counsel survey, “Who Represents America’s Biggest Companies.” Kirkland also ranks among the country’s top corporate law firms in Corporate Board Member magazine’s most recent annual “America’s Best Corporate Law Firms” study, a comprehensive ranking by U.S. corporate directors and general counsel. The Financial Times recently named Kirkland one of the most innovative law firms of 2017. Kirkland was recognized for corporate and finance, litigation, and also received praise in the business of law category.