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Associate General Counsel – Conflicts

Kilpatrick Townsen

Associate General Counsel – Conflicts

January 2, 2024
Location: Atlanta, Augusta, Charlotte, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Raleigh, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Silicon Valley (Menlo Park), Walnut Creek, Washington DC, Winston Salem
Practice: (FIRM) Firm

Kilpatrick is seeking a Counsel to join the office of the General Counsel to reside in any of our offices: Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Raleigh, San Francisco, Seattle, San Diego, Walnut Creek, Washington DC, or Winston-Salem. The ideal candidate will have an active law license in good standing in the state where practicing with at least 5 years of experience practicing in a law firm or in-house legal department and preferably with patent attorney experience.

The Associate General Counsel – Conflicts is responsible for general application of duties that involve advising key stakeholders including senior management and other internal clients on firm issues related to ethics and conflicts analysis and resolution regarding potential new business intake and new and lateral attorney hires as part of the Office of the General Counsel. The Associate General Counsel – Conflicts is responsible for identifying and facilitating the avoidance and resolution of conflicts and ethical issues that may arise through the intake of new clients or new matters or the hiring of new or lateral attorneys. This includes developing related policies and procedures to ensure timely resolution of conflicts and ethical issues through increased awareness of risk management, communicating well verbally and in writing with key stakeholders inside the firm as well as potential candidates and strategic partners outside the firm, and ensuring conflicts analyses and business intake considerations are managed efficiently to meet internal/external timelines. Top candidates will have strong written and verbal communication abilities, research and analysis skills, and in-depth experience in the ethics and conflicts space related to new business intake and new and lateral attorney hiring. 

(Salary range: $290,000 – $325,000)

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.