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Kirkland & Ellis

Law firm
Firm nameKirkland & Ellis LLP
HeadquartersChicago, Illinois
No. of offices10 total, 4 international
No. of attorneys1,419 (2010)
Major practice areasGeneral practice
Revenue$1.63 billion (2010)
Date founded1909
Company TypeLimited liability partnership

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Kirkland & Ellis LLP is an international law firm with headquarters in Chicago, known for its profitability and its litigation, bankruptcy, intellectual property and private equity departments. Kirkland & Ellis is currently ranked as the ninth most prestigious law firm in the United States by Vault. As of 2008, it was the seventh largest law firm in the U.S. and the 11th largest in the world by revenue. Kirkland has offices in Chicago, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Munich, New York, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Shanghai and Washington, D.C.


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