Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys are fully engaged in the success of the firm`s clients. We deliver results-oriented counsel for corporations at all stages of the growth cycle, from the challenging demands of financial transactions and securities to the disciplines of intellectual property management. A close collaboration between the firm`s practice areas ensures that we are well-positioned to serve all of our clients` needs. A fervent focus on client service is the foundation of our success. From hiring multinational, cross-industry, and cross-practice area talent to instilling a commitment to client service in our firm’s philosophy and goals, we are able to continue our success as a multinational business law firm.
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- Service provider
- Industry Type:
- Environmental Finance
- Market Focus:
- Nationally (across the country)
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We serve clients around the world from our 17 offices in California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, Washington, Sweden, Japan and Shanghai. We value our client relationships and are committed to learning and furthering the business, as well as legal goals, of each company we work with.
We strive at every level to develop beneficial relationships built on trust and mutual respect. We partner with the senior executives and internal counsel of our corporate clients, integrating and sharing tasks as appropriate. We take pride in the fact that clients who hire us once, typically hire us again. Our success is measured by the results we achieve on behalf of our clients, and we commit ourselves, without reservation, to the overriding objective of client satisfaction.
Impact. We make one. Our attorneys and staff are deeply committed to making positive, lasting change in our communities. We understand that the strategic combination of the various aspects of our IMPACT initiative -- community leadership, diversity & inclusion, pro bono, sustainability, and volunteerism -- can create a powerful ripple effect in the communities in which we work and live. Functioning together, these elements enable us to more fully engage in the community and produce positive change one life, one project, one commitment at a time. To learn more, click here to view our IMPACT Highlight Brochure.
Kilpatrick Townsend partners and associates are active leaders in the community and serve on the Board of Directors for scores of nonprofit organizations across the country. We offer annual training to teach effective non-profit leadership skills and provide all of our interested attorneys with a membership to BoardSource, the leading national provider of resources related to exceptional non-profit governance standards.
Diversity & Inclusion
Our strength and ability to adapt to an ever-changing marketplace depends on our capacity to mobilize a diverse workforce. Through a blend of backgrounds including diversity of gender, ethnicity, age and sexual orientation, Kilpatrick Townsend’s attorneys and staff serve clients with a variety of deep experiences and a broad range of perspectives on critical issues, adding value to our interactions and making a difference in all that we do. To learn more about our Diversity & Inclusion efforts, please click here.
Our lawyers are uniquely skilled and as a result, have the power to impact lives locally and globally in very meaningful ways. Since the formalization of our Pro Bono Program in 2001, we have spent over 310,000 hours representing thousands of individuals and hundreds of community organizations on a pro bono basis, a value of almost $100 million. We are proud to say that some of our best work is not billable. To learn more about our Pro Bono practice, please click here.
We fully recognize a more environmentally sustainable workplace uses less energy, creates less waste and creates a culture where employees know they are making a difference every day. Our firm’s Sustainability Committee is constantly evaluating how we can achieve these goals and our Clean Energy Team is committed to connecting us with clients who have similar goals for renewable energy strategies. To learn more about our Sustainability commitment, please click here.
There are 525,600 minutes in a year and we strive to make each one count. Through our award-winning volunteer program, attorneys and staff have the opportunity to participate in more than a hundred different volunteer projects organized by our Volunteer Councils across the country. The firm is committed to improving K-12 education, and we dedicate the majority of our resources to helping improve and enrich the educational experience of children.
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.
Kilpatrick Townsend continues to be at the forefront of issues impacting the world in which we live. A more green, sustainable workplace uses less energy, creates less waste and creates a culture where employees know that they are making a difference every day.
In 2008, the firm launched the “Keeping Sustainable @ Kilpatrick Townsend” initiative which incorporates a holistic commitment not only to the environment but to the firm’s community involvement, pro bono and diversity initiatives.
As a centerpiece to the firm’s sustainability initiative, we have become a signatory to the ABA/EPA Law Office Climate Challenge. We were the first in many of our office cities to sign on to this robust environmental policy. The ABA/EPA requires signatories to commit to only two of the three components of the Climate Challenge. We are one of only a few firms across the country to commit to all three components of the Climate Challenge, and we have done so at the Leader Level.
- The Energy Star Program involves reducing the firm’s electricity usage by 10%.
- The Green Power Partnership Program involves the firm purchasing Renewable Energy Credits. The funds committed go to support alternative energy solutions such as wind power, solar power, and geothermal power. This will also help offset the firm’s carbon footprint. To qualify as a “Partner” in the program the purchase of 30% RECs is required; to qualify as a “Leader” the purchase of 60% is required. The firm purchased 100% RECs.
- The WasteWise Program has two components. The first involves the firm purchasing materials such as copy/printer paper, letterhead, bond paper, envelopes, paper plates, and other supplies that have a much higher recycled content (at least 30%). The second component involves recycling a high percentage of the waste the firm creates such as mixed office paper, colored paper, and other office supplies such as file folders and envelopes.
- The firm also has the distinction of being the first law firm to join the Partnership for a Sustainable Georgia Program, a voluntary environmental leadership initiative sponsored by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division. The firm commited to participate at the Gold Level.