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Kilpatrick Townsen


July 15, 2022
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 Townsend is seeking a Counsel to join the office of General Counsel to reside in any of our offices Atlanta, Charlotte, 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 Counsel position is responsible for general application of duties that involve advising key stakeholders including  senior management and other internal clients on firm related issues as part of the general counsel office.  This includes, interpreting laws, rulings and regulations, analyzing probable outcomes based on legal precedents, developing strategies and communicating with both internal and external clients. This position is also responsible for researching and gathering information, having a thorough knowledge of the decisions, ordinances and statutes of the issue/matter under review, preparing and drafting documents, providing guidance on issues. They must also be skilled in negotiation, interpretation of the law and act as an agent for the firm.  Counsel should also be knowledgeable of case management (corporate, litigation, IP)and should be able to clearly articulate with clients on issues. Counsel should also have experience handling conflictresolution and secondment agreements.  

Kilpatrick Townsend 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 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.

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.