Kilpatrick Stockton Adds High-Profile Corporate Partner

G. William Joyner III Joins Firm

WINSTON-SALEM, NC (December 4) LAWFUEL – Kilpatrick Stockton announced today that G. William Joyner III has joined the firm’s Winston-Salem office as a partner. Mr. Joyner will be a member of the firm’s leading Corporate Department.

“Will is an outstanding addition to our growing Winston-Salem office and a perfect fit for our strong corporate practice,” said Steve Berlin, Kilpatrick Stockton Executive Committee Member and Winston-Salem Office Managing Partner. “In addition to serving our expanding corporate clientele in the Triad and other key North Carolina markets, Will will be a resource for clients across Kilpatrick Stockton. He brings not only years of legal experience but also deep roots in the community and an abiding commitment to public service and giving back, which are hallmarks of our firm.”

“I am excited to be a part of Kilpatrick Stockton,” said Mr. Joyner. “The breadth and depth of the firm’s Corporate Department provides an excellent platform for me to join with others in offering an even greater array of top quality services to clients. Kilpatrick Stockton’s commitment to excellence creates the opportunity for limitless growth in my practice and service to the community.”

Mr. Joyner, formerly a partner at Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, has a broadly based practice that includes general business and corporate law, private equity fund formation, venture capital and mezzanine financings, mergers and acquisitions and securities regulation. He has represented major limited partners in investments totaling more than $2 billion in private equity funds, and he also represents new and growing high technology and life sciences companies as well as established companies in a variety of industries. Mr. Joyner’s practice experience ranges from large transactions involving public companies to smaller transactions involving closely-held businesses. His transactional experience also includes technology transfer and licensing arrangements, and joint ventures and other affiliation relationships among companies in varied industries.

Mr. Joyner serves as President of the Board of Directors of the Mental Health Association in Forsyth County. For his outstanding leadership in the legal, business and civic communities, Mr. Joyner was named one of the Triad Business Journal’s “40 Leaders Under 40” in 2007.

Mr. Joyner earned his A.B. from Princeton University and his M.B.A. and J.D. (cum laude) from Wake Forest University.

About Kilpatrick Stockton
Kilpatrick Stockton LLP is a full-service international law firm with more than 500 attorneys in ten offices across the globe: Atlanta and Augusta, GA.; Charlotte, Raleigh and Winston-Salem, NC.; New York, NY; Washington, D.C.; Dubai; London; and Stockholm. 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, please visit

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