ATLANTA (JUNE 1) — Kilpatrick Stockton LLP announced today that the 2005 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers has named the firm’s employment group the “Leading Georgia Firm for Employment: Mainly Defendant.”
After in-depth interviews with clients and attorneys across the country, Kilpatrick Stockton’s Employment Group is described as “notable among the top-tier firms for its success in maintaining a strong traditional labor law practice while also concentrating resources on newer employment areas.” One prominent source remarked the group appears to have access to a “bottomless well of knowledge on union-related issues.”
Kilpatrick Stockton’s “Leading Individuals in Employment: Mainly Defense” include:
·William Boice: Lauded by commentators as “a hugely influential figure” at the Georgia Employment Bar.
·Richard Boisseau: “Inspires confidence in clients by fighting hard for them.”
·James Coil: Described by peers as a “safe pair of hands for tough cases.”
Clients of the group include: The Pepsi Bottling Group; Nestlé Waters; Sara Lee; Georgia-Pacific; INVESCO; Krispy Kreme and Boeing.
Firm-wide, Kilpatrick Stockton has 42 of its attorneys in 14 distinct areas of practice listed among the annual Chambers & Partners guide to America’s Leading Business Lawyers. In addition to a number one ranking for Employment: Mainly Defense, the firm also achieved number one rankings for its leadership in Construction (Georgia), Intellectual Property (Georgia), and Employee Benefits (Washington D.C.).
About Chambers and Partners
Chambers and Partners Publishing, based in London, produces the annual Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers. For the current US directory, over 7,000 interviews were conducted covering the entire country and were carried out by a team of 40 full-time researchers over a period of eight months.
About Kilpatrick Stockton
Kilpatrick Stockton LLP is a full-service international law firm with more than 470 attorneys in nine offices across the globe: London; Stockholm; Atlanta and Augusta, Georgia; New York City, New York; Charlotte, Raleigh and Winston-Salem, North Carolina; and Washington, D.C. Kilpatrick Stockton’s delivery of innovative business solutions provides results-oriented counsel for corporations, from the challenging demands of financial transactions and securities to the disciplines of intellectual property management. Collaboration among Kilpatrick Stockton’s corporate, litigation and intellectual property attorneys provides knowledgeable and proactive guidance for companies at every stage of the business life cycle. For more information about Kilpatrick Stockton, please visit www.kilpatrickstockton.com .