Job ID: 6674
Updated: Jul 6, 2022
Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Category: Legal Recruiting & Development
About Kirkland & Ellis
At Kirkland & Ellis, we are united in our ambition and drive to move forward. We share core values that help us achieve excellence: collaboration, talent empowerment, service, inclusion, respect and gratitude. Our people are our greatest asset, and we invest in the brightest talent and encourage a diversity of perspectives and strengths to create dynamic teams that operate at the pinnacle of their field. Our talented professionals show up every day knowing they will engage in meaningful work, continuous learning and professional development.
As one of the world’s leading law firms, we serve a broad range of clients with market-leading practices in private equity, M&A and other complex corporate transactions; investment fund formation and management; restructurings; high-stakes litigation and trials; and government, regulatory and internal investigations. We handle the most complicated and sophisticated legal matters because we don’t just meet industry standards, we create them. We bring innovation and entrepreneurialism to every engagement and, as a result, have long-standing client relationships with leading global corporations and financial sponsors. With 6,500 employees (including 3,000+ lawyers) operating from 18 offices across the United States, Europe and Asia, we are one of the largest law firms in the world and a top financial performer.
Essential Job Functions
The Chicago office is seeking a Legal Education & Development Assistant to provide general administrative support to the Firmwide Litigation Attorney Training department. This person will be responsible for support of firmwide litigation attorney training initiatives, with a focus on administrative and CLE functions.
Qualifications & Requirements
Education, Work Experience, Skills:
A Bachelor’s degree is required. Projects may require occasional overtime. Technical experience should include proficiency in Microsoft Office. The ideal candidate will possess strong data entry, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships among lawyers and staff to achieve results.
This position requires a high level of collaboration with team members. The ideal candidate is highly organized, self-motivated and detail oriented with excellent proofing skills. The candidate should be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and exude a professional demeanor.
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