Insights: News Kilpatrick Townsend’s Earns Recognition in U.S. News - Best Lawyers® 2019 “Best Law Firms” Rankings

ATLANTA (November 6) -- Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton earned recognition in U.S. News - Best Lawyers® 2019 “Best Law Firms” rankings. Kilpatrick Townsend was selected for a total of 115 Tier 1 national and metropolitan practice rankings. The firm garnered 18 national Tier 1 rankings and 97 metropolitan Tier 1 rankings.

Additionally, the firm was selected “Law Firm of the Year” for Litigation - Intellectual Property. Only one “Law Firm of the Year” is selected in each of the 74 practice areas examined by the publication.

The firm’s national Tier 1 rankings include:

• Advertising Law
• Antitrust Law
• Biotechnology Law
• Commercial Litigation
• Construction Law
• Corporate Law
• Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
• Franchise Law
• Insurance Law
• Litigation - Banking & Finance
• Litigation - Construction
• Litigation - ERISA
• Litigation - Intellectual Property
• Native American Law
• Patent Law
• Real Estate Law
• Technology Law
• Trademark Law

Kilpatrick Townsend also ranked nationally in the areas of:

• Banking and Finance Law
• Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
• Environmental Law
• Litigation - Antitrust
• Litigation - Environmental
• Litigation - Labor & Employment
• Litigation - Patent
• Mergers & Acquisitions Law
• Securities/Capital Markets Law
• Securities Regulation
• Securitization and Structured Finance Law
• Appellate Practice
• Copyright Law
• Employment Law - Management
• Health Care Law
• Information Technology Law
• Labor Law - Management
• Litigation - Bankruptcy
• Litigation - Tax
• Tax Law

Additionally, the firm received prestigious recognition for its practices in the following metropolitan areas:

Atlanta
Tier 1 rankings for the Atlanta office include:

• Advertising Law
• Appellate Practice
• Arbitration
• Banking and Finance Law
• Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
• Biotechnology Law
• Commercial Litigation
• Construction Law
• Copyright Law
• Corporate Law
• Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
• Employment Law - Management
• Environmental Law
• Franchise Law
• Insurance Law
• Labor Law - Management
• Litigation - Banking & Finance
• Litigation - Bankruptcy
• Litigation - Construction
• Litigation - Environmental
• Litigation - ERISA
• Litigation - Intellectual Property
• Litigation - Labor & Employment
• Litigation - Patent
• Mergers & Acquisitions Law
• Patent Law
• Privacy and Data Security Law
• Real Estate Law
• Securities / Capital Markets Law
• Securities Regulation
• Securitization and Structured Finance Law
• Tax Law
• Technology Law
• Trademark Law

The Atlanta office also achieved high rankings for:

• Corporate Governance Law
• First Amendment Law
• Information Technology Law
• Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
• Litigation - Antitrust
• Litigation - Securities
• Litigation - Tax
• Mediation
• Antitrust Law
• Criminal Defense: White-Collar
• Litigation - First Amendment

Augusta
The Augusta office achieved Tier 1 rankings for Commercial Litigation and Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants. The office also achieved a high ranking for Health Care Law.

Charlotte
The Charlotte office achieved a Tier 1 ranking for Real Estate Law and a high ranking for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law.

Dallas
The Dallas office achieved Tier 1 rankings for:

• Commercial Litigation
• Information Technology Law
• Technology Law

The office also achieved high rankings for Corporate Law.

Denver
The Denver office achieved Tier 1 rankings for:

• Litigation – Intellectual Property Patent Law
• Litigation – Patent
• Patent Law

Greensboro/Winston-Salem
Tier 1 rankings for the Winston-Salem office include:

• Antitrust Law
• Appellate Practice
• Commercial Litigation
• Construction Law
• Corporate Governance Law
• Corporate Law
• Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
• Environmental Law
• Insurance Law
• Litigation - Banking & Finance
• Litigation - Environmental
• Litigation - ERISA
• Litigation - Intellectual Property
• Litigation - Patent
• Mergers & Acquisitions Law
• Patent Law
• Securities / Capital Markets Law
• Securities Regulation
• Trademark Law

The Greensboro/Winston-Salem office also achieved high rankings for:

• Litigation - Construction
• Litigation - First Amendment
• Litigation - Securities
• Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants
• Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
• Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
• Banking and Finance Law
• Commercial Transactions/UCC Law

Houston
The Houston office achieved a Tier 1 ranking for Construction Law and a high ranking for Commercial Litigation and Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants.

Los Angeles
The Los Angeles office achieved a Tier 1 ranking for Insurance Law.

New York City
The New York office achieved a Tier 1 ranking for Litigation – Intellectual Property and a high ranking for Advertising Law.

Raleigh
Tier 1 rankings for the Raleigh office include:

• Commercial Litigation
• Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
• Environmental Law
• Labor Law - Management
• Litigation - Environmental
• Litigation - Labor & Employment
• Real Estate Law

The Raleigh office also achieved high rankings for:

• Employment Law - Management
• Energy Law
• Litigation - Securities
• Trusts & Estates Law
• Health Care Law

San Diego
The San Diego office achieved high rankings for Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Intellectual Property, and Litigation Labor & Employment.

San Francisco Area
The San Francisco office achieved a Tier 1 ranking for Litigation – Intellectual Property and the Silicon Valley office also achieved a Tier 1 ranking for Commercial Litigation. The offices in the San Francisco Area also achieved high rankings for Biotechnology Law, Commercial Litigation, Patent Law, and Litigation – Intellectual Property.

Washington
The Seattle office achieved a Tier 1 ranking for Native American Law. The office also achieved high rankings for Patent Law.

Washington, DC
The Washington D.C. office achieved Tier 1 rankings for Insurance Law and Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law.

The Washington D.C. office also achieved high rankings for:

• Antitrust Law
• Construction Law
• Franchise Law
• Litigation - Antitrust
• Financial Services Regulation Law
• Litigation - ERISA

About Best Law Firms
The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer listed in 26th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© list for that particular location and specialty. Achieving a high ranking is a special distinction that signals a unique combination of excellence and breadth of experience.

For more information on Kilpatrick Townsend, please visit: www.kilpatricktownsend.com

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