WHO WE ARE

At a time in which corporate legal services are increasingly considered a commodity, Kilpatrick Townsend stands out to potential clients and recruits with a singular brand position:  Business Ingenuity.  Our firm features an equal balance of business-savvy and smart and creative thinking people.  We help our clients build, support and protect their businesses by finding the best, most efficient solutions to their legal problems.

Kilpatrick Townsend key demographics

Partner
Counsel / Senior Counsel
Associates
Other Attorneys
Patent Agents
Patent Scientists / Engineers
Law Clerks
TOTAL
267
89
205
60
20
2
5
648
648
TOTAL

Firm Structure

Executive Comittee
Chairman
Managing Partner
Departments
Management Committee
Corporate, Finance & Real Estate (CFRE)
Department Chair
Department Operating Officer
TEAMS
Employee Benefits
Financial Institutions
Technology, Privacy and Cybersecurity
General Corporate, M&A and Securities
Government Relations
Nordic Legal Services
Real Estate Investment & Development
Real Estate Finance & Capital Markets Tax
Intellectual Property
(IP)
Department Chair
Department Operating Officer
TEAMS
Chemistry & Life Sciences
Electronics & Software
Mechanical & Medical Devices
Patent Litigation
Trademark & Copyright
Litigation
(LIT)
Department Chair
Department Operating Officer
TEAMS
Bankruptcy & Financial
Restructuring
Complex Commercial Litigation
Construction & Infrastructure
E-Discovery, Information Governance & Litigation Support
Environmental
Government Enforcement & Investigations
Insurance Recovery
Labor & Employment
Native American Affairs

Firm Leadership

Chairman J. Henry Walker IV
Services
  • Class Action Defense
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Cybersecurity, Privacy & Data Governance
  • Litigation
  • Trade Secrets
Industries
  • Health & Life Sciences
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Technology
Education
  • Mercer University
  • Walter F. George School of Law, J.D. (1986) cum laude
  • University of Virginia, B.A.,
  • American Government (1983)
Managing Partner Roger D. Wylie
Services
  • Adversarial Patent ProsecutionSM
  • Asset Creation - Prosecution & Counseling
  • Intellectual Property
  • Market Protection - Opinions & Dispute Avoidance
  • Patent Litigation
  • Patents
Industries
  • Apparel, Accessories & Luxury Goods
  • Automotive
  • Consumer Goods
  • Electronics & Computer Technology
  • Financial Services
  • Fintech
  • Food, Restaurants & Beverages
  • Health & Life Sciences
  • Home Furnishings
  • Medical & Surgical Devices
  • Retail & Consumer Goods
  • Technology
Education
  • Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D. (1991)
  • Auburn University, Bachelors of Materials Engineering (1988) with honors

KT Recruiting Team

Strategic growth / Lateral Partners

Wade Hooper Chief Strategic Growth Officer All Offices whooper@kilpatricktownsend.com

Katie Loper Attorney Recruiting Manager All Offices kloper@kilpatricktownsend.com

Lateral Associates / Patent Agents / Summer & entry associates

Kim Dechiara Director of Attorney Recruiting All Offices KDechiara@KilpatrickTownsend.com

EAST COAST Lori Cates Attorney Recruiting Manager GA, NC, DC, TX, NYC Offices LCates@KilpatrickTownsend.com

WEST COAST Philippa Manley Recruiting Coordinator CA, CO, WA offices PManley@KilpatrickTownsend.com

Our Values

1. CREATIVITY

We believe that ingenious businesses will succeed and that complex business issues demand creative solutions.

2. COURAGE

Unafraid to lead, we believe in bold thought, courageous action and taking smart, calculated risks.

3. PERSEVERANCE

We partner with our clients for the long run and work tirelessly to pursue their goals.

4. FULL ENGAGEMENT

We focus the full force of our individual and collective energy, skill and attention to detail on every matter.

5. JUSTICE

We believe in serving the greater good in both corporate and humanitarian matters.

6. COLLABORATION

We believe in working together and in bringing the right mix of diverse thought and skill to every matter.  We leave our egos at the door.

7. INCLUSIVITY

We actively create an environment where our differences come together to create strength.  We value individuality and seek out distinct points of view.

8. SERVICE

We are uncompromising stewards of our clients’ resources and serve their needs as attentively and efficiently as possible.

Counsel to innovative companies and brands around the world

We help leaders create, expand, and protect the value of their businesses and most prized assets

100%

on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign

Elite

finalist for Relativity Innovation Awards Best Law Firm Solution

1/3

Fortune 50
companies turn to Kilpatrick Townsend for trusted counsel

18

national first-tier practices recognized by U.S. News-Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings