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Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

Litigation

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What the team is known for

Benefits from deep experience across the gamut of civil litigation and the ability to call upon resources nationwide. Offers support in disputes ranging from IP litigation and securities class actions to professional negligence and product liability claims. Notable strength in trial proceedings complemented by additional experience in arbitration proceedings. Also called upon for its significant expertise in white-collar criminal defense matters and government investigations.

Strengths

"All the attorneys are strong but also personable and well rounded. They are super client-focused, responsive and they go beyond what we'd normally expect from outside counsel," explains a client.

One source notes: "I think highly of the attorneys; they are responsive, capable and in tune with our company needs."

Another reports: "The attorneys are professional, extremely knowledgeable, and have great experience. Situations can get tense yet they keep their cool."

Work highlights

Advised on the anti-fraud, ethics and compliance section of the Volkswagen monitorship.

Defended Accelerated Claims against a RICO class action and in two insurance coverage cases.

Notable practitioners

Adria Perez provides wide-ranging expertise in white-collar criminal defense and government investigations. She has substantial experience in cross-border matters and advising on compliance programs.
"She is thoughtful, talented and knows her stuff." "She is attentive to clients' needs; she goes above and beyond to connect clients with other resources such as specialized practitioners." "She is super responsive, gives thoughtful advice and is a terrific partner for our business."

Doug Gilfillan is well regarded for his white-collar criminal defense practice. He offers notable expertise in representing companies and individuals in government investigations, including matters concerning the healthcare sector.
"He is a very sharp defense lawyer and is very skilled in the courtroom." "He is a very effective trial lawyer; he is passionate, aggressive and forceful."

John Jett has significant experience handling commercial disputes on behalf of large corporations. He is particularly active in IP litigation, representing clients from a wide range of sectors.
"He's very thoughtful, and understands the business and what we are trying to accomplish. He provides valuable advice to reach a resolution." "He's really smart, energetic, efficient and a solid litigator."

Scott Marrah is regularly sought out for his expertise in government investigations. He has experience advising clients facing allegations of fraud, FCPA, SEC and FCA violations, as well as conducting domestic and international internal investigations.
"Clients find him calming and pragmatic in his approach. He has great way of dealing with government lawyers in a confident, nonaggressive way." "His prior service in government gives him the inside edge and great relationships. He is very attentive to the legal details and he is aware of the important political context on complex national security matters."

Susan Cahoon acts on commercial disputes and securities litigation. She also sits as a mediator and an arbitrator.
"She is a brilliant lawyer who has done every kind of litigation." "She is an excellent lawyer."

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Litigation

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

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Location

Suite 2800

1100 Peachtree Street

Atlanta

Georgia

USA

GA 30309-4530

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Georgia

Litigation: General Commercial


Susan Cahoon
Band 4

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations


Adria Perez
Band 3
Doug Gilfillan
Band 3
Scott Marrah
Band 3