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WASHINGTON, DC (May 31) — Kilpatrick Stockton LLP announced today tha…

WASHINGTON, DC (May 31) — Kilpatrick Stockton LLP announced today that the 2005 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has named it “Leading Washington, DC Firm for Employee Benefits.”

After in-depth interviews with clients and attorneys across the country, Kilpatrick Stockton’s Employee Benefits Group is described as a “full-service firm who maintains a boutique-like character, offering a depth of specialist expertise. Praised by clients as well connected and responsive, it also has an ability to look at issues from a holistic perspective.”

Kilpatrick Stockton’s “Leading Individuals in Employee Benefits” include:

Steven Sacher: “devoted, sophisticated and approachable counselor, who is highly regarded for his legislative expertise and successful dealings with agencies; intimately familiar with ERISA and has an enormous reservoir of knowledge of employee benefit plans.”
Mark Wincek: “renaissance human resources lawyer, won plaudits from clients for his depth of experience and ability to offer practical solutions; a complete delight to work with and a wonderful teacher.”

Firmwide, Kilpatrick Stockton has 42 of its attorneys in 13 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 Employee Benefits in Washington, DC, the firm also achieved number one rankings for its leadership in Construction (Georgia), Intellectual Property (Georgia.), 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 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 .

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