ATLANTA (June 13) – LAWFUEL – Press Release Service – Kilpatrick Stockton LLP announced today that the 2006 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has once again named it a “Leading Georgia Firm for Intellectual Property.”
After in-depth interviews with clients and attorneys, Kilpatrick Stockton is described as being “at the pinnacle of the Georgia IP market” and “on a lawyer-by-lawyer basis this is the best team in town.” The firm is recognized for its full range of IP disciplines “but has a particular understanding of healthcare, biotech and scientific matters.” Clients state that the IP team has “a great business empathy – sometimes I think they know our business better than we do.” Kilpatrick Stockton is also highly regarded for its national coverage and handling of matters on a global scale.
Kilpatrick Stockton led all Georgia firms with the “Most Ranked Individual Attorneys in Intellectual Property.” Of the four attorneys statewide to achieve a number one ranking, Kilpatrick Stockton has two of the them — Miles Alexander and Anthony Askew.
Kilpatrick Stockton’s “Ranked Individual Attorneys in Intellectual Property” include:
• Miles Alexander: “effortlessly superb”
• Anthony Askew: “undoubtedly one of the most effective courtroom performers in town”
• Joseph Beck: “a top-dollar copyright expert” with clients picking him out for his “sharp business sense”
• William Brewster: once again recognized for leadership in Intellectual Property
• James Ewing: “an expert’s expert on patent – if I want to debate something he’s the guy I’d call”
• James Johnson: “recommended for patent ability”
• John Pratt: “brilliant patent work – he’s down to earth and really understands our industry”
• Jerre Swann: “a strong litigator with a great knowledge of the law”
Firmwide, Kilpatrick Stockton has 44 of its attorneys in 15 distinct areas of practice listed among the annual Chambers & Partners guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. In addition to a number one ranking for Intellectual Property (Georgia), the firm also achieved number one rankings for its leadership in Bankruptcy (Georgia), Construction (Georgia), Employee Benefits (Washington, D.C.), and Employment: Mainly Defendant (Georgia).
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, over 10,000 interviews were conducted covering the entire country and were carried out by a team of 40 full-time researchers over a period of six months.
About Kilpatrick Stockton
Kilpatrick Stockton LLP is a full-service international law firm with more than 480 attorneys in nine offices across the globe: Atlanta and Augusta, GA.; Charlotte, Raleigh and Winston-Salem, NC.; New York, NY; Washington, D.C.; London, England; and Stockholm, Sweden. 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.