What happens to Kirkland's legions of salaried partners?

Most salaried partners - or 'non-share' partners, as Kirkland call them - will not go on to make the equity at the firm. So what happens to those who do not make the cut?

Last week Kirkland & Ellis announced that 97 lawyers had joined its salaried partnership, including 13 in London – the firm’s largest-ever City promotions round.

That salaried partnership tier is relatively welcoming – both compared with other top US law firms, and especially compared to Kirkland’s equity partnership.

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