Kirkland was named to World Trademark Review (WTR) magazine's annual list of the leading law firms and individual practitioners offering high-level advice on issues relating to trademarks. Kirkland was named to WTR's list of the world's top trademark law firms nationally and in Illinois, and was recognized as a Tier 1 firm for enforcement and litigation in New York. Partner Dale Cendali was named as a Tier 1 attorney in enforcement and litigation in New York and nationwide, while partners Robin McCue and Claudia Ray were recognized in the same category in Illinois and New York, respectively.
The guide covers 70 key jurisdictions and identifies the leading practitioners and firms in contentious and non-contentious work. Over four months, WTR conducted telephone interviews with hundreds of lawyers, attorneys and their clients involved with trademarks.