Insights: News Kilpatrick Townsend Achieves Top-Tier Recognition from Chambers USA 2019

ATLANTA (May 2) – Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today that the firm once again earned outstanding recognition in the 2019 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. In total, Kilpatrick Townsend earned 57 spots on the prestigious list. 

Below are some highlights from this year’s Chambers USA. For more, please click here

Thirteen Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys are ranked as Band 1 or *Star Individuals in their respective practice areas:

Todd Meyers: Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Georgia)
*Brian Corgan: Construction (Georgia)
William Dorris: Construction (Georgia)
Randall F. Hafer: Construction (Georgia)
Alan McConnell: Environment (North Carolina)
Rupert M. Barkoff: Franchising (USA–Nationwide)
Darin J. Gibby: Intellectual Property (Colorado)
David E. Sipiora: Intellectual Property (Colorado)
William H. Brewster: Intellectual Property (Georgia)
Wab P. Kadaba: Intellectual Property (Georgia)
Charles Calkins: Intellectual Property (North Carolina)
Steven Gardner: Intellectual Property (North Carolina)
Lynn E. Fowler: Tax (Georgia)

Ten Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys are ranked nationally in their practice areas:

Barry Benjamin: Advertising: Transactional & Regulatory
Brian Corgan: Construction
Aaron Kaslow: Financial Services Regulation: Financial Institutions M&A
Rupert Barkoff: Franchising
Josh Pond: International Trade: Intellectual Property (Section 337)
Charles Galbraith: Native American Law
Keith Harper: Native American Law
Venus Prince: Native American Law
Rob Roy Smith: Native American Law
James Steinberg: Outsourcing

Four Kilpatrick Townsend practice areas are ranked Band 1:

Construction (Georgia)
Intellectual Property (Colorado)
Intellectual Property (Georgia)
Intellectual Property (North Carolina)

Six Kilpatrick Townsend practice areas are ranked nationally: 

Construction
Financial Services Regulation: Financial Institutions M&A
Franchising
Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets
Native American Law
Retail

The following Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys, along with the practice areas in which they are recognized, are named to this year’s Chambers USA.

Advertising: Transactional & Regulatory
Barry Benjamin (Recognized Practitioner)

Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Alfred Lurey (Senior Statesperson)
Todd Meyers (1)

Construction
Lawrence M. Prosen
Brian Corgan (Star Individual)
William Dorris (1)
Randall F. Hafer (1)
Lee Mann
Patrick Gaas

Corporate/M&A

W. Benjamin Barkley
W. Stanley Blackburn
Richard Cicchillo
David Stockton
G. William Joyner III

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Mark D. Wincek

Environment
Susan Richardson
Stephen R. Berlin
Alan McConnell (1)
Todd Roessler

Financial Services Regulation: Financial Institutions M&A
Aaron Kaslow (Recognized Practitioner)

Franchising
Rupert Barkoff (1)

Insurance: Policyholder
Mary Craig Calkins
Helen Michael

Intellectual Property
Thomas D. Franklin
Darin J. Gibby (1)
David E. Sipiora (1)
Miles Alexander (Senior Statesperson)
William H. Brewster (1)
Theodore H. Davis Jr.
R. Charles Henn Jr.
Wab P. Kadaba (1)
Tina Williams McKeon
Mitchell G. Stockwell
William Bryner
Charles Calkins (1)
Steven Gardner (1)
Andrew Serafini
Roger Wylie

Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets
David Mayberry

International Trade: Intellectual Property (Section 337)
Josh Pond (Recognized Practitioner)

Life Sciences
The practice area is recognized, but there are no specific attorneys recognized.

Labor & Employment
Thomas H. Christopher
Susan W. Pangborn
Diane L. Prucino
Randall D. Avram

Litigation: General Commercial
Susan Cahoon
Richard J. Keshian (Recognized Practitioner)
Gwendolyn Payton

Native American Law
Charles Galbraith
Keith Harper
Venus Prince
Rob Roy Smith

Outsourcing
James Steinberg (Recognized Practitioner)

Real Estate
Andrew Kauss
David Fricke
Ford Robertson

Retail
The practice area is recognized, but there are no specific attorneys recognized.

Tax
Lynn E. Fowler (1)

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.

--A *Star ranking is given to attorneys with exceptional recommendations in their field. 

--A Senior Statesperson is an attorney who no longer works hands-on with the same intensity but who, by virtue of close links with major clients, remains pivotal to the firm’s success.

--Recognized Practitioners handle notable matters and have received some recommendation during the course of the Chambers’ research.

--(1) Denotes a Band 1 ranking

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: https://chambers.com/

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