Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2016

On an annual basis, Chambers & Partners conducts extensive research and analysis in compiling its objective list of talent available at the highest level of international legal practice.
In Chambers' 2016 review of international legal talent, Kirkland is listed among the best in the world. Tier one rankings in Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business include:
Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation
Investment Funds: Private Equity
Banking & Finance (International Firms)
Capital Markets: Equity (International Firms)
Investment Funds: Private Equity (International Firms)
United Kingdom
Banking & Finance: Sponsors
United States
Intellectual Property: Patent
Investment Funds: Private Equity Fund Formation
Tax: Corporate & Finance

The Firm was also recognized in:
Banking & Finance - Global-wide, United States
Banking & Finance: Acquisition Finance & Syndicated Lending - Germany
Banking & Finance: Leveraged & Acquisition Finance (International Firms) - China
Capital Markets: Debt & Equity - United States
Capital Markets: Equity (International Firms) - China
Capital Markets: High-Yield Products - Global-wide, United States
Capital Markets: Securitization - United States
Competition/Antitrust - United States
Corporate Crime & Investigations - United States
Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption - Global-wide
Corporate/M&A - Asia-Pacific, Germany, Global-wide, India, United States
Corporate/M&A: The Elite (International Firms) - China
Corporate/M&A: Private Equity - Asia-Pacific
Energy: Electricity (Transactional) - United States
FCPA - United States
International Trade: Intellectual Property (Section 337) - United States
Outsourcing - United States
Private Equity - Global-wide
Private Equity: Buyouts - United States
Restructuring/Insolvency - Europe-wide, United Kingdom
Tax - Global-wide, United Kingdom