Born of a January 2011 merger between the Atlanta-based Kilpatrick Stockton and the Bay Area’s Townsend and Townsend and Crew, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton’s 600+ attorneys have spread out from coast to coast and jumped to several continents. Kilpatrick is particularly strong in intellectual property litigation, infrastructure, business law, and financial dealings, and the firm approaches client work using a multi-disciplinary approach. Its clients include Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Delta Airlines, Har...
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Grades and diversity are critical factors in Kilpatrick’s recruiting efforts. The hiring process is competitive, and personality is a important—the firm is seeking candidates who are down-to-earth. Kilpatrick attorneys are friendly and collegial, but social time tends to be confined to the workday so attorneys can prioritize family and personal time. For the most part, partners are respectful and provide valuable mentorship. Transparency seems to be improving, and the firm offers annual presentations on firm performance, but associate compensation is murky. Speaking of compensation, some are satisfied with their pay especially given their lifestyle, but others are frustrated that compensation is below market after first year and that business development doesn’t count towards hour...
Born of a January 2011 merger between the Atlanta-based Kilpatrick Stockton and the Bay Area’s Townsend and Townsend and Crew, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton’s 600+ attorneys have spread out from coast to coast and jumped to several continents. The firm is particularly strong in intellectual property litigation, infrastructure, business law, and financial dealings.
Atlanta to the (Peach) Pit
In 1874, Milton Candler and William Thomson founded an Atlanta practice that eventually evolved into Kilpatrick Stockton. Kilpatrick was the first outside law firm retained by the Coca-Cola Company, one of Atlanta’s largest businesses, securing the company’s federal trademark back in 1893. With most of its offices located in the south, the firm also boasted a roster of clients including hou...
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