Kirkland was selected as one of the 2010 Top 10 Family Friendly Firms by Yale Law Women. The list recognizes firms who are leaders in developing and practicing family friendly policies for attorneys. Innovative policies pioneered by firms on the list include work-family balance groups, on-site childcare and part-time work schedules.
To compile its list, Yale Law Women surveyed firms from the 2009 Vault "Top 100 Law Firms" list. Yale Law Women is Yale Law School's student organization devoted to promoting the interests of women in law school and the legal profession.