Insights: News Kilpatrick Townsend Receives Top Rankings in 2022 Legal 500 US

ATLANTA (June 14) – Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today that the firm has received top rankings in the 2022 Legal 500 US, an annual, comprehensive, research-based analysis of law firms in over 150 jurisdictions around the world. 

Kilpatrick Townsend was recognized in seven different practice areas, including three practice areas recognized with a Tier 1 ranking, the top ranking awarded by Legal 500. The publication also singled out 41 Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys for their accomplishments in their practice areas. The firm was recognized in the following areas: 

Construction – Tier 1 
‘Unparalleled expertise, commercial savvy, responsiveness, and results. The construction group is unquestionably the market-leader in the Americas, and a trusted advisor on our most difficult and complex projects and disputes. The group are experts internationally, as well as down to the local county or parish. They provide first-rate technology, low-cost document review and discovery services, and value-for-money additional services, ensuring that complex transactions and disputes are cost-appropriate.’

Recognized Construction attorneys include: 
Hayley Ambler 
Brian Corgan (Hall of Fame)
Bill Dorris 
Pat Gaas 
Randall Hafer (Hall of Fame)
Daniel Johnson
Lee Mann
Robbie Poplin (Next Generation Partner)
Gautam Reddy (Rising Star)
Keith Richardson 
Daniel Swaja (Next Generation Partner) 

Trademarks: Litigation – Tier 1 
“With locations across the US, Europe and Asia, the team at Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton employs the bench strength of its worldwide network to represent major brands in the prosecution and defense of infringement and dilution actions.” 

‘A very cohesive and hard-working team of lawyers and paralegals able to get things done from counseling to litigation.’

Recognized Trademarks: Litigation attorneys include: 
William Brewster (Hall of Fame) 
Charlie Henn (Next Generation Partner)
Anthony Malutta 
David Mayberry
Larry McFarland 
Lisa Pearson 
Judy Powell
Dennis Wilson 
 
Trademarks: Non-Contentious (including Prosecution, Portfolio Management, and Licensing) – Tier 1 
‘Depth and breadth of trademark knowledge and experience is unparalleled.’

‘Depth of experience in all IP areas and firm works well at bringing in “the right” team for each matter. Easy collaboration and adjustments to issues.’

‘The team is expert in global trademark portfolio management and at the top of the game.’


Recognized Trademarks: Non-Contentious attorneys include: 
Jennifer Arkowitz 
Bill Brewster 
Alicia Jones (Next Generation Partner) 
Anthony Malutta (Leading Lawyer) 
David Mayberry

Copyright 
‘Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP utilizes its global footprint and the bench strength of its team to represent household names…in high-stakes litigation and provide strategic solutions for the management and expansion of their international copyright portfolios.’

‘The team is incredibly knowledgeable about all things copyright and the US copyright office, and can quickly answer any question we throw at them.’


Recognized Copyright attorneys include: 
Joe Petersen 
James Trigg 
Dennis Wilson 

Patents: Prosecution (including Re-Examination and Post-Grant Proceedings) 
“Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton offers a ‘large, responsive and knowledgeable practice,’ comprised of ‘experts in all technical areas and at all levels of experience’, who advise clients on the implementation of global patent strategies. The practice is particularly skilled at handling life sciences and chemistry patents, electronics and software patents, as well as those covering mechanical and medical devices, regularly assisting inventors, corporations, organizations, and universities.” 

‘The team’s deep knowledge of technology and collaboration are extremely valuable in the prosecution space.’

Recognized Patents: Prosecution attorneys include: 
Wab Kadaba (Leading Lawyer) 
David Raczkowski
Andrew Serafini 
Joseph Snyder 

M&A: Middle-Market (Sub-$500m) 
‘Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton has forged a reputation for cross-border and high IP property content transactions in addition to those requiring regulatory approval. The practice is adept in both buy- and sell-side representation, often acting for serial buyers in their acquisition programs.’

‘For me, it’s top flight client service combined with knowledge of the business and a common sense, practical approach to achieving goals and understanding and mitigating risks in a reasonable fashion.’

‘The Kilpatrick team is fantastic. They are extremely knowledgeable, easy to interact with, very organized, and service oriented. The team appears very in sync.’

Recognized M&A: Middle-Market (Sub-$500m) attorneys include: 
Lou Barbieri III (Next Generation Lawyer) 
Ben Barkley
Gary Bronstein
Joel Cartee
Richard Cicchillo (Hall of Fame) 
David Eaton
Christina Gattuso
Ed Olifer

Outsourcing 
‘Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton advises on a wide range of outsourcing transactions, with a focus on technology deals. The practice handles the outsourcing of IT services, including advising on software licensing and software-as-a-service agreements, and also provides input on software development agreements and strategic alliances with technology companies.’

‘Expert knowledge of subject matter combined with a deep bench. Strong investment in outcomes with a pragmatic mindset.’

Recognized Outsourcing attorneys include: 
Sonia Baldia (Leading Lawyer) 
Farah Cook
Josh Ganz
Jim Steinberg 
Amanda Witt

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