Kirkland has one of the premier securitization practices in the United States. In The American Lawyer's 2011 "Corporate Scorecard," Kirkland ranked:
1st as Issuer Legal Advisor — Asset-backed Securities (by volume)
3rd as Issuer Legal Advisor — Asset-backed Securities (by value)
In the year-to-date 2012 Thomson Reuters league tables, Kirkland ranked:
2nd as Issuer Legal Advisor — U.S. Asset-backed Securities (by value and by volume)
With a great deal of interdisciplinary knowledge, Kirkland lawyers advise issuers, intermediaries and investors in all phases of the process of purchasing, packaging and reselling interests in a wide range of diverse financial assets. With a consistently high volume of complex transactional engagements, Kirkland lawyers have developed a broad vision of the issues that confront finance companies and an aptitude for developing novel, creative and constructive solutions.