Insights: News Kilpatrick Townsend Names Nancy Stagg Managing Partner of San Diego Office

SAN DIEGO (June 28) – Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today that it has named Nancy Stagg as Managing Partner of the firm’s San Diego office. She succeeds Megan Chung, who served in that role since 2019.  

“I want to thank Megan for the outstanding job of leading the San Diego office and I look forward to building upon her success,” said Ms. Stagg. “We have a talented group of attorneys and professional staff in San Diego who are focused on delivering exceptional client service and, importantly, being actively involved in our community. The office is well-positioned for further growth as we continue to serve innovative companies and organizations in San Diego, and beyond.” 

Ms. Stagg, with three decades of legal experience, including arbitration, trial, and appellate practice, is a member of the firm’s Complex Commercial Litigation Team. Her practice focuses primarily on the defense of consumer class actions and she heads the Class Actions Team in California. Ms. Stagg also handles a wide variety of complex commercial, employment and intellectual property litigation, including trade secret theft litigation. Her clients come from all over the world and range from privately-held family-owned businesses to some of the world’s largest publicly-traded companies.

Ms. Stagg is consistently recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® for 2020 and 2021 in the areas of Mass Tort Litigation/Class Action – Defendants, Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation, and Labor & Employment Litigation. For the latter three categories, she has been listed annually since 2008. Ms. Stagg has been named a San Diego “Super Lawyer” for Business Litigation in 2021 and each of the 14 years immediately preceding by Super Lawyers magazine. In 2021, she was named one of San Diego Business Journal’s “Women of Influence in Law”. 

Ms. Stagg earned her J.D., cum laude, from California Western School of Law and her B.A. in Government from the Franklin & Marshall College. She serves as a Master in the William B. Enright Chapter of the American Inns of Court.


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