The BTI Consulting Group surveyed more than 250 corporate counsel Fortune 1000 and other large companies regarding their needs, expectations, spending and satisfaction with outside law firms to compile The BTI Client Service All-Star Team. Each client was asked to name one attorney who they believe delivers exceptional client service. The clients identified 148 individuals from 113 law firms. Restructuring partner Richard Cieri, litigation partner Garrett Johnson, antitrust partner Tefft Smith and corporate partner Michael Timmers were all nominated for the team, making Kirkland one of only two firms nationwide to be represented by four members.
Additionally, corporate partner Linda Myers was nominated for The BTI Client Service All-Star Team for Corporate Transactions.