Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today that it has once again received high rankings by the prestigious 2013 Legal 500 US. The firm was recommended in nine practice areas and had 27 attorneys recommended in their respective legal specialty as well as four attorneys recognized as “Leading Lawyers.”

Legal 500 researchers and editors examine all of the significant firms in each country and make recommendations of the top firms and features select attorneys in each legal specialty including those honored as an elite “Leading Lawyer.”

Kilpatrick Townsend was recommended in the following nine practice area/s: 

  • Finance - Corporate Restructuring 
  • Intellectual property - Copyright 
  • Intellectual property - Patent Prosecution: Utility and Design Patents 
  • Intellectual property - Trademarks: Litigation 
  • Intellectual property - Trademarks: Non-Contentious (full coverage) 
  • Litigation – Trade secrets 
  • Media, technology and telecoms - Technology: Outsourcing 
  • Mergers, acquisitions and buyouts - M&A: Middle-Market (sub-$500m) 
  • Real estate and construction - Construction (Tier 1)

Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys recommended and/or recognized as “Leading Lawyers” (as noted with an asterisk) include:

Corporate Restructuring 

  • Todd Meyers 
  • Mark Taylor

Intellectual Property:

  • Copyright
    • Joseph Beck* 
    • Timothy Cahn 
    • Joseph Petersen 
    • James Trigg 
  • Patent Prosecution: Utility and Design Patents
    • Mark Barrish
    • James Ewing 
    • Paul Haughey 
    • Patrick Jewik 
    • John Pratt * 
    • William Shaffer 
  • Trademarks: Litigation
    • William Brewster* 
    • Anthony Malutta 
    • David Mayberry 
    • Larry McFarland 
    • Dennis Wilson 
    • Lisa Pearson 
    • Ian Saffer 
  • Trademarks: Non-Contentious 
    • William Brewster 
    • Christine James 
    • David Mayberry 
    • Georges Nahitchevansky 
    • Jason Vogel

Litigation – Trade Secrets

  • James Bogan

Media, Technology and Telecoms – Technology: Outsourcing

  • James Steinberg

Mergers & Acquisitions and Buyouts: M&A: Middle-Market (Sub-$500m)

  • Richard Cicchillo*

About Legal 500

The Legal 500 Series, now in its 25th year, is widely acknowledged as the world’s largest legal referral guide. This year, more than 180,000 in-house counsel and lawyers have been surveyed and interviewed globally. The Legal 500 is an independent guide, and firms and individuals are recommended purely on merit. For more information, please visit:

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