At the Intersection

Business, Law + Technology

Our attorneys can practice anywhere. They choose Kilpatrick Townsend for the opportunity to work alongside creative, like-minded colleagues who strive for excellence in all aspects of their lives.

Our environment is not driven by ego. We prefer to believe that working together for our clients is more effective than performing our duties alone or in competition with each other. We understand that we serve our clients better when the full complement of our ideas and experience are on the table.

We take recruiting seriously. It is all about fit.

Open Positions

Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring Associate Attorney

Kilpatrick Townsend's New York office is seeking an associate for its Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Team. Candidates should have excellent academic credentials from a top-tier law school and strong research and writing skills. The associate should have 2-5 years of experience in financial restructuring/bankruptcy.

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.

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

Complex Commercial Litigation Associate

Kilpatrick Townsend's Atlanta office is seeking an associate with 1-2 years of business or commercial litigation experience or judicial clerkship experience. Must have strong research and writing skills. Excellent law school credentials, including law review, preferred. Current or former judicial clerks preferred. Excellent oral and written communications skills and attention to detail required. Strong interpersonal skills highly valued.

We are not accepting applications from search firms for this position at this time.

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.

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

Corporate Associate

Kilpatrick Townsend's Silicon Valley office is seeking a Corporate Associate with 4-6 years of relevant corporate experience, particularly representing emerging growth technology companies through all stages of their life-cycle and serving as “outside general counsel,” including day-to-day counseling through direct interactions with senior management, negotiating and advising both issuers and investors with respect to venture capital financings and negotiating strategic transactions and acquisitions. In addition, the candidate should have experience supervising associates and paralegals and managing transactions from start-to finish. The candidate must have a strong desire to be a direct contributor in a dynamic and collaborative working environment and to actively engage in helping to build a thriving corporate practice through internal and external business and career development efforts, including mentoring and training junior associates. An energetic and creative problem-solver with superior interpersonal and client-management skills is required. Prior work experience or education related to science, technology, engineering, or math a plus.

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.

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

Cyber-security/Privacy Associate

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP is seeking an experienced privacy/cyber-security associate for the Atlanta office. The ideal candidate will have a good, basic background in privacy law or consulting with a minimum of two years of experience (CIPP certification preferred). Strong analytical skills, good writing skills and excellent client service are also required. A background in some or all of the following is preferred – policy writing, program development, compliance, crisis response, project management, risk management, soft IP and privacy regulation in the telecommunications and finance sectors.

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.

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

Electronics & Software Associate - Patent Prosecution

Kilpatrick Townsend seeks for its Bay Area offices a full-time USPTO-registered patent prosecution Attorney experienced in preparing and prosecuting software-related applications. Applicants with 2-4 years of experience in patent prosecution are preferred, with aptitude for portfolio development and client counseling a plus. Applicant must have a USPTO Reg. No. and possess a degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Physics, or a related field. Applicant must be detail oriented and have strong written and verbal skills. Transcripts and patent prosecution writing samples will be requested. California bar members are preferred. Applicants who prefer to work remotely will be considered.

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.

Employee Benefits Team Attorney

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP is seeking a Team Attorney with 2+ years of sophisticated experience in at least two of the following areas -- tax-qualified retirement plans, executive compensation, equity compensation and welfare benefit plans. The attorney would work with group of 13 employee benefits professionals in multiple offices of a 600+ lawyer firm. We are looking for an attorney with strong analytic, writing and verbal skills and strong academic credentials. This is an excellent opportunity for an attorney seeking a long-term position in a dynamic, nationally recognized practice that offers professional development, significant opportunity for advancement and a collegial environment. The attorney would be resident in either the Washington, DC, Atlanta, GA, Charlotte, NC or Raleigh, NC office. The Team Attorney position is an alternative to traditional partnership-track position and has a lower billable hour requirement (and minimal non-billable requirements).

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.

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

Financial Institutions Associate

Kilpatrick Townsend is seeking an associate with at least 2-3 years of transactional experience, preferably in a large law firm. The position is located in either New York or Washington, D.C.  The associate should have experience in securities law and M&A transactions. Desired skill sets include: the ability to support others on a wide variety of deals—including securities offerings, particularly private and public securities offerings of equity and debt, and M&A deals; the ability to draft SEC reports and M&A transaction documents for sophisticated public and private clients, and familiarity with corporate governance principles for public companies. All applicants should have superior academic credentials.

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.

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

Global Sourcing & Technology Associate

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Global Sourcing and Technology Team is seeking an associate with 2-4 years of experience working in a transactional practice of a large law firm. The associate would work either in the Atlanta or Dallas office of Kilpatrick Townsend. The team prefers for the candidate to have experience with large technology transactions, including information technology and business process outsourcing, ERP licensing, cloud services agreements, technology licensing / transfers, and strategic alliances and joint ventures. However, the team is willing to train someone who has a transactional experience with mergers, acquisitions, financing and other general corporate and commercial transactions. All applicants must have superior academic credentials (top 10% of law class).

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.

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

Government Enforcement & Investigations Attorney

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Atlanta office is seeking a highly motivated junior government enforcement and investigations Team Attorney with at least 2 years of experience working on internal corporate investigations and helping clients develop or enhance their compliance programs. The scope of the position includes aiding internal investigations and audits; developing and strengthening compliance programs; responding to government inquiries on behalf of clients and defending clients.  Must have strong research, writing skills and client communication skills. Attention to detail and the ability to work within a team and independently are required.  Previous experience with anti-corruption internal corporate investigations and audits in preferred. Spanish fluency is also preferred. The Team Attorney position is an alternative to traditional partnership-track position and has a lower billable hour requirement (and minimal non-billable requirements).

We are not accepting applications from search firms for this position at this time.

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.

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

Senior Trademark Attorney

Routinely recognized as one of the top Trademark and Copyright teams in the country, the Trademark and Copyright Team of Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP seeks a Senior Trademark Attorney with at least 7 years of direct trademark prosecution experience in our San Francisco office. This position is an alternative to traditional partnership-track positions, and has a lower billable hour requirement and de minimus non-billable requirements. The ideal candidate will have experience in helping manage U.S. and international trademark portfolios with specific experience in trademark clearance, prosecution, investigations and routine enforcement. Successful candidates will have strong academic credentials, excellent legal writing skills, be highly organized and detail oriented.

* We are not accepting applications from search firms for this position at this time.

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. 

Senior Trademark Attorney

Routinely recognized as one of the top Trademark and Copyright teams in the country, the Trademark and Copyright Team of Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP seeks a Senior Trademark Attorney with at least 7 years of direct trademark prosecution experience. This position is an alternative to traditional partnership-track positions, and has a lower billable hour requirement and de minimus non-billable requirements. The ideal candidate will have experience in helping manage U.S. and international trademark portfolios with specific experience in trademark clearance, prosecution, investigations and routine enforcement. Successful candidates will have strong academic credentials, excellent legal writing skills, be highly organized and detail oriented. Candidates interested in the Atlanta, DC or NY offices will be considered.

* We are not accepting applications from search firms for this position at this time.

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. 

Senior Trademark Attorney (Prosecution & Enforcement)

Our Trademark and Copyright team continues to grow! Routinely recognized as one of the top Trademark and Copyright teams in the country, the Trademark and Copyright Team of Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP seeks a Senior Trademark Attorney with at least 7 years of direct trademark experience. This position is an alternative to traditional partnership-track positions, and has a lower billable hour requirement and de minimus non-billable requirements. The ideal candidate will have experience in trademark and copyright disputes in on-line and digital media and investigations and enforcement against infringement by parties operating outside the United States.  The candidate will need to have demonstrated experience in conducting online investigations, notice and takedown procedures, and online rights protection mechanisms such as the DMCA, the UDRP and/or other domain name dispute resolution mechanisms. Successful candidates will have strong academic credentials, excellent legal writing skills, be highly organized and detail oriented. Candidates interested in the Atlanta, New York, Washington D.C will be considered.

* We are not accepting applications from search firms for this position at this time.

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. 

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.