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2024 1L Summer Associate

Kilpatrick Townsen

2024 1L Summer Associate

December 21, 2023
Location: Atlanta, Denver, Los Angeles, Raleigh, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Silicon Valley (Menlo Park), Walnut Creek, Washington DC, Winston Salem
Practice: (FIRM) Firm

Kilpatrick is seeking 1L students to be considered for our 2024 Summer Program.


Kilpatrick Teams hiring 1L summer associates:
  1. Investment Management and Broker Dealer (Winston-Salem only)
  2. Patent Prosecution – Electronics & Software (Atlanta, Denver, Raleigh, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Silicon Valley, or Washington DC)
  3. Patent Prosecution – Chemistry & Life Sciences (Atlanta, Denver, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Walnut Creek, or Winston-Salem)
  4. Trademark & Copyright (Los Angeles only)

Excellent academic record (top 20%) required; Leadership roles in extra-curricular activities preferred.

For Patent Prosecution roles, technical backgrounds in engineering and science (e.g., Electrical Engineering, Physics, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or advanced degrees in Biology, Inorganic and Organic Chemistry) are required.

Please submit the following application materials:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter indicating team and office location preferences.
  • Copy of law school transcript once available.
  • If applying for a patent practice, please include copy of related technical transcript(s).

Kilpatrick is a full-service, international law firm with more than 600 attorneys who work with forward-thinking clients in established and emerging industries to solve their most business-critical matters.

Kilpatrick 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. 

We serve clients around the world from offices in California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, Texas, Washington, China, Japan, and Sweden. 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.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex or gender, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

*Please do not include your Date of Birth or Social Security Number in your application documents.