In Thomson Reuters' Mergers & Acquisitions Review: Legal Advisors Full Year 2011, Kirkland was ranked:
- #2 for U.S. Target Announced M&A by Volume
- #2 for U.S. Announced M&A - Consumer Products and Services by Value
Thomson Reuters' league tables include all deals that were announced between January 1, 2011 and December 30, 2011 and of which Thomson Reuters was made aware. Deals with undisclosed dollar values are rank eligible but with no corresponding Rank Value.