Yale Law Women has selected Kirkland as one of the 2011 Top 10 Family Friendly Firms, its sixth-annual ranking of legal industry leaders in developing and practicing family-friendly policies. Yale Law Women surveyed firms listed in the 2010 Vault "Top 100 Law Firms" list. Categories included percentage of female attorneys in various categories, access to and use of parental leave, emergency and on-site child care, part-time and flex-time work policies, billable hours and compensation practices, and alternative career programs. Yale Law Women is Yale Law School's student organization devoted to promoting the interests of women in law school and the legal profession. Kirkland was also honored as a Top 10 Family Friendly Firm in 2008 and 2010.