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Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Main Office: 1100 Peachtree Street, Suite 2800 | Atlanta | GA | 30309
Phone: 404-815-6500 | Fax: 404-815-6555

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

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Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP Reviews view all

Reviewed on October 06, 2018

The same thing, Please if you can reduce processing time it will be time convenient and total cost is also be an issue.

This is the best law firm i have ever take services. Very elegant about there services, Deep knowledge and pure advice to What to DO and what NO TO DO

Little bit costly and take little bit time in case of processing issues. But this not make any problem at last with my positive result.

Actually i have nothing to give advice of it. Everyone are very frank and friendly. Helps me a lot with my documentation and this makes my work much easier.

I actually love them due to Everyone are very frank and friendly. Helps me a lot with my documentation and this makes my works much easier.

Former Employee

2015

Contract

Reviewed on October 02, 2018

Treat everyone fairly and equally, stop playing favorites. Stop client poaching and lying about compensation. Make litigators actually work for their pay instead of being supported by harder working patent prosecutors..

Good selection of technology based clients (Visa), some good attorneys. Multiple locations. Interesting work in a variety of areas. Can be a good place to learn craft.

The firm regularly funnels work (both new and existing clients, even those brought to the firm by others) to a few select "favorites" and takes advantage of everyone else. Client redistribution (formerly known as poaching) is rampant, as is rewarding favorites who do very little. Non-litigators are at a severe disadvantage even though they contribute the most.

not willing to name names - don't feel comfortable singling anyone out. But, patent litigators from the SF office are likely to be overpaid and under-performing.

interesting clients, some good attorneys, multiple locations, little else of a positive nature compared to other firms. reasonable but not great compensation

Former Employee

2014

Full time

Overview

Rooted in a rich history from the 1860 California Gold Rush until today, Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys have been at the forefront of the legal profession: committing to the success of our clients and to the well being of our communities. The firms of Kilpatrick & Cody in Atlanta and Petree Stockton in Winston-Salem merged their well established firms in early 1997 to form Kilpatrick Stockton. On January 1, 2011, Kilpatrick Stockton and Townsend and Townsend and Crew merged to form Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP. Townsend's history is inextricably linked with the evolution of technology in the U.S. and around the world. Their history mirrors that of Silicon Valley and other technology regions throughout the U.S., bringing solutions to technical problems that the law could never have anticipated. Together, Kilpatrick Townsend creates a premier firm capable of responding to client requests for expanded legal capabilities throughout the U.S. and abroad.


Practice Areas

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP practices law in the following areas and works with its clients to provide the best possible legal solutions.

Hiring Criteria

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP follows the set of hiring criteria outlined below.

Kilpatrick Townsend offers great compensation and benefits, in a very professional environment. The firm says that it accepts students who have demonstrated academic excellence and area among the top 20 percent. Moreover, they must possess strong analytical and interpersonal skills. Students who have participated in and shown an inclination towards extra-curricular activities is given preference. Technical background is a mist for patent practices.

The firm says that those who strive for excellence in the practice of law, will be well rewarded for their efforts. Not only is the firm's compensation and benefits package from the top drawer, compensation is not just based on a lockstep based on years-in-practice method, but recognized the worth and value of the value and is based on his or her total contribution to the firm.

Pro bono

ition and something it places great stress upon. The firm feels it is binding on their part of to serve the communities, those in need and those for whom access to legal services is beyond reach owing to financial constraints.

A pro bono committee spearheads all the company's pro bono work, identifying areas that need pro bono help, matching the right attorney with the right work and providing them with requisite legal skills training to ensure that they fulfill their social responsibility competently.

Pro Bono work is a fundamental part of Kilpatrick Townsend's culture. From the creation of non-profit organizations to advocacy that has saved clients' homes and helped families escape the grip of domestic violence, its attorneys have long-employed their legal skills and experience to help those less fortunate solve their legal problems.

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Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP Awards and Recognitions Write a review



Ken Jenkins was named one of the San Diego Daily Transcript's Top Attorneys in the publication's annual Top Attorneys special report. Mr. Jenkins was named a member of "The Transcript 10" category (August 2012).

Gary Joyner was named to the Triangle Business Journal's inaugural listing of the "Triangle's Most Influential Business Leaders" (August 2012).

Fifteen of the firm's attorneys were selected as Northern California Super Lawyers and Northern California Rising Stars (July 2012)

Keith Harper was selected by the Obama Campaign and the Democratic National Convention to serve on the 2012 Democratic National Convention Platform Committee (July 2012).

Kilpatrick Townsend achieved a high national ranking in the American Banker's M&A Midyear Report of Primary Advisors in Domestic Bank and Thrift Merger Deals. The firm is ranked fifth in the country for Top Legal Advisers Ranked by Number of Deals announced in the first half of 2012 (August 2012).

Kilpatrick Townsend received a national ranking for Outsourcing in the 2012 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (June 2012).

For the fifth consecutive year, Kilpatrick Townsend received three "Firm of the Year" awards at Managing Intellectual Property Magazine's annual North American Intellectual

Property Awards Dinner

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The firm considers diversity as core value that pilots them to track initiatives that make life fulfilling for everyone and make their working more open and transparent. The firm has adopted a diversity principle which reflects their commitment to diversity at the workplace. It says that "At Kilpatrick Townsend, all persons, without regard to differences among them, shall be respected and valued fully, so that each person may maximize his or her potential to contribute to the common good of our firm and to benefit fairly from doing so."

In its upwards of a century and half existence the firm has always shown a history of inclusiveness. The firm believes that hiring and promoting diverse attorneys and staff will foster a work environment that is respectful of another and learn from one another and contribute to the continued success of the firm.

The firms says that commitment to diversity is a legacy that has been handed down by the founding fathers, adhered to by subsequent generations and something that the firm will unwaveringly hold fast to in the future as well.

The firm's commitment to diversity is not mere rhetoric. It was one of the first large firms to have a female partner. It had the most African American Attorney's amongst regional law firms. It represented Martin Luther King Sr. when the IRS unjustly targeted his church in the 1960's. It also provided pro bono counsel to Atlanta's first black mayor Maynard Jackson's mayoral re-election campaign in 1989.

Diversity at Kilpatrick is not merely words but it is about action and incessantly seeking enhanced ways to strengthen and invigorate its diverse personnel for success. The firm says that it understands that individual successes enhance the firm's ability to provide world-class services to clients and together it's combined and individual contributions; beneficially add to the strength and vitality of the communities in which the firm is privileged to serve.

At Kilpatrick every worker is treated with dignity and respect irrespective of their race, ethnicity, religion, gender and either specific factors that may characterize an individual. The firm says that it believes in diversity because not only it is good for business, it is also the right thing to do.

Summer associate program

Summer Associates, following their campus interviews are recalled to the office within a month or two for a follow-up interview with around 5-7 employees. Callback includes: breakfast meeting with summer chair and recruiting coordinator, interviews in attorney's offices, then lunch.

If selected the candidate is extended the offer over the phone, which is then followed by an offer letter. The summer program commences in May/June. The associates undergo an orientation program, for the first two days, to get acquainted with the firm, its attorneys, its staff and its working systems.

The associate will have even more opportunities to grow into the firm. The first day the associate will have lunch with his mentor and also participate in a kickoff event later in the week.

With respect to billable hours, Level 1 Associates are required to bill 1850 hours per year. Level 2-5 Associates are required to bill 1900 hours. All Associates are expected to record a minimum of 30 hours to pro bono matters, and a total of 50 hours of pro bono time will count toward meeting the minimum billable hours requirements. The Firm also encourages Associates to invest 400 hours of time in practice development, recruiting, community activities, and other activities that contribute to the success of the Firm.

Summer Associates are also encouraged to become actively involved in pro bono activities, which they feel is an excellent platform to gain real experience in the legal system.

At Kilpatrick Townsend, there are numerous programs in place to help the candidates make the most of their time. Through on-going coaching, training and development programs, Kilpatrick Townsend provides the resources to help associates achieve their goals.

Working for the Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Kilpatrick Townsend is one of the world's leading law firms and offers employees a quality working environment. The firm provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without any sort of distinction. The firm emphasizes professional development, diversity, social responsibility, and a commitment to providing opportunities for lawyers with an entrepreneurial spirit.

For its lawyers and staff it is a workplace of choice. All workers, irrespective of standing are treated as valuable resources by the firm. The firm is committed to creating a rewarding work environment that offers opportunities for interesting and challenging work that is performed in a supportive and collegial atmosphere and a promising pathway to career development - Moreover, the compensation and benefits are top-tier.

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