Kirkland & Ellis has been named to the tenth annual A-List by The American Lawyer.
The A-List aims to identify the country's elite law firms via a measure of their success in four core areas: financial performance, pro bono, diversity and associate satisfaction. To determine the A-List, data is pulled from four surveys that rate Am Law 200 firms' performances in the four core areas. The total score is calculated by doubling each firm's RPL and pro bono scores and adding those to the firms' associate satisfaction and diversity scores. The 20 top-scoring firms comprise the A-List.