Rooted in a rich history from the 1860 California Gold Rush until today, Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys have been at the forefront of the legal profession: committing to the success of our clients and to the well being of our communities.

The firms of Kilpatrick & Cody in Atlanta and Petree Stockton in Winston-Salem merged their well established firms in early 1997 to form Kilpatrick Stockton. On January 1, 2011, Kilpatrick Stockton and Townsend and Townsend and Crew merged to form Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP. Townsend's history is inextricably linked with the evolution of technology in the U.S. and around the world. Their history mirrors that of Silicon Valley and other technology regions throughout the U.S., bringing solutions to technical problems that the law could never have anticipated.

Together, Kilpatrick Townsend creates a premier firm capable of responding to client requests for expanded legal capabilities throughout the U.S. and abroad.

Experience Highlights

Litigation over operating agreements and maintenance contracts for rail travel company
Represented a major rail travel company in suits over rail lines owned by the freight railroads in front of the National Arbitration Panel, a special more
Proxy contest for Emageon Inc.
Represented Emageon Inc., a publicly traded medical image software developer, in connection with a hostile proxy contest by Oliver Press Partners, more
Environmental regulatory advice for supply chain solutions provider
Representing a supply chain solutions provider regarding environmental regulatory permitting and matters associated with air emissions, hazardous more
Patent litigation for a national research university
The firm served as lead counsel for a national research university, asserting a constructive trust theory to protect the university's rights in an more