ATLANTA (June 12) – Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today that the firm earned the highest recognition in the 2012 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. In total, Kilpatrick Townsend earned a record 68 spots on the prestigious list.
A record sixteen Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys are listed as #1 in their respective practice areas: Miles Alexander, Joseph M. Beck, Charles Calkins, Jim Ewing, Steven Gardner, Darin J. Gibby, John Pratt, and Jerre Swann, Intellectual Property; Alfred Lurey, Bankruptcy/Restructuring; Brian Corgan, William Dorris, Randall F. Hafer, and Neal Sweeney, Construction; Steven J. Levitas, Environment; Rupert M. Barkoff, Franchising; and James Coil, Labor & Employment.
Attorneys ranked nationally in their practice areas: Rupert M. Barkoff, Franchising; Keith Harper, Native American Law; R. Charles Henn Jr. and Alicia Grahn Jones, Sports Law; and James Paine and James Steinberg, Outsourcing.
Practice areas ranked nationally: Construction, Franchising, Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets, Native American Law, and Outsourcing.
Kilpatrick Townsend achieved a number one ranking for Intellectual Property (Colorado); Intellectual Property (Georgia); Intellectual Property (North Carolina); Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets (District of Columbia); and Construction (Georgia). Also, Kilpatrick Townsend led all Georgia firms with the most ranked individual attorneys for Intellectual Property and Bankruptcy/Restructuring and led all North Carolina firms for the most ranked individual attorneys for Environment. The firm also tied for the most ranked individuals attorneys in Intellectual Property in Colorado.
Kilpatrick Townsend practice areas recognized:
Antitrust Banking & Finance Bankruptcy/Restructuring Construction Corporate/M&A Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Environment Franchising Intellectual Property Intellectual Property: Litigation Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution Intellectual Property: Trademark & Copyright Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets Labor & Employment Litigation: General Commercial Native American Law Outsourcing Real Estate Sports Law Tax
The following Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys were named to this year’s Chambers USA:
Antitrust Eugene Crew
Banking & Finance: Mainly Regulatory
Richard R. Cheatham
Bankruptcy / Restructuring Matthew W. Levin Alfred Lurey (1) Dennis Meir Todd Meyers Paul M. Rosenblatt Mark D. Taylor
Construction Brian Corgan (1) William Dorris (1) Randall F. Hafer (1) Neal Sweeney (1)
Corporate/ M&A W. Benjamin Barkley W. Stanley Blackburn Richard Cicchillo Jr. David Stockton
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Mark D. Wincek
Environment Stephen R. Berlin William F. Lane Steven J. Levitas (1) Alan McConnell Susan Richardson Gary R. Sheehan, Jr.
Rupert M. Barkoff (1)
Intellectual Property Miles Alexander (1) Joseph M. Beck (1) William Boice William H. Brewster Charles Calkins (1) Jim Ewing (1) Steven Gardner (1) Darin J. Gibby (1) R. Charles Henn Jr. Steve Jewett Wab P. Kadaba Marc Lieberstein David Mayberry John Pratt (1) David E. Sipiora Mitchell G. Stockwell Jerre Swann (1)
Labor & Employment
John W. Alden Randall D. Avram William Boice Richard Boisseau Thomas H. Christopher James Coil (1) Susan W. Pangborn Diane L. Prucino
Litigation: General Commercial James F. Bogan III William Boice Susan Cahoon Adam H. Charnes A. Stephens Clay George L. Murphy Jr. Daniel Taylor David M. Zacks
Native American Law Keith Harper
Outsourcing James Paine James Steinberg
Real Estate Jeffrey A. Benson Candace L. Fowler Gary Joyner Andrew Kauss
Sports Law R. Charles Henn Jr. Alicia Grahn Jones
Tax Lynn E. Fowler Charles Hodges
-- (1) denotes a first place rank
Rankings assessed key qualities in the legal field, including technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness/astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client. About Chambers and Partners Chambers and Partners Publishing, based in London, produces the annual Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. For the current US directory, thousands of interviews were conducted covering the entire country and were carried out by a team of over 50 full-time researchers over a period of six months. For more information, please visit http://www.chambersandpartners.com.
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