In Bloomberg's Global Legal Advisor High Yield Offerings Rankings for Q1 2013, Kirkland was ranked:
- #1 – U.S. high yield issuer advisers by value
- #1 – Euromarket high yield inc-EM issuer advisers by volume
- #1 – Euromarket high yield ex-EM issuer advisers by value
- #1 – Euromarket high yield ex-EM issuer advisers by volume
Bloomberg's league tables represent transactions for which Bloomberg has been notified from January 1, 2013, through March 31, 2013. Credit is based on the total amount of the offering. Full credit is awarded to the legal adviser to the manager and legal adviser to the issuer.