Mr. McKirgan is rated by Martindale-Hubbell as an “AV/Preeminent Attorney”. He has been named a "Local Litigation Star" in Arizona in the 2014 edition of Benchmark Litigation. He is listed in the 2005-2014 editions of Best Lawyers in America in the categories of Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Bankruptcy Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation, and Real Estate Litigation, and was named a 2013 Lawyer of the Year in Intellectual Property Litigation. He is also named to the 2012-2014 editions of Chambers USA®, in General Commercial Litigation, and in 2011 was selected to Arizona's Finest Lawyers. Mr. McKirgan is listed in the 2009 edition of Super Lawyers Corporate Counsel in the category of Business Litigation, in the 2008-2014 editions of Southwest Super Lawyers in the category of Business Litigation, and in the 2007 edition in the categories of Business Litigation and Bankruptcy/Creditors Rights. He is also listed as one of the leading litigators in the country in the 4th edition of Benchmark Litigation, The Definitive Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys.