Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

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1100 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30309-4528, United States
Phone: 404.815.6500
Fax: 404.815.6555
Areas of Practice
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Construction Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
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  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Transportation
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Other U.S. Locations
  • California
  • Colorado
  • D.C.
  • Georgia
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Texas
  • Washington
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  • China
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Number of Attorneys
400+ Attorneys

VA looks to SBA for Future Veteran-Owned Small Business Certification

January 10 & 11, 2018 – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has published two Notices of Proposed Rulemaking which, in effect, (1) would shift the duties of certifying Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (VOSBs) as relates to…more
 /  Government Contracting

CFPB Acting Director Mulvaney Announces Call for Public Input Regarding CFPB Functions

On January 17, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) announced that it is soliciting public input “to ensure the Bureau is fulfilling its proper and appropriate functions to best protect consumers.” During…more
 /  Consumer Protection, Finance & Banking

California Appellate Court Holds Employee’s Dismissal Of Individual Labor Claims Precludes PAGA Standing

A recent decision by California’s Second District Court of Appeals highlights an opportunity for California employers to dispose of claims under the Private Attorneys General Act (“PAGA”), Labor Code section 2698, et seq. PAGA…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law

Federal Judge, for Second Time, Rules in Favor of Trump Appointee to Lead the CFPB

On January 10, United States District Judge Timothy Kelly, a Trump administration appointee, refused for the second time to block the Trump administration’s appointment of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Mick…more
 /  Consumer Protection, Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking

Broader Reading of IPR Estoppel Foreclosed by Shaw

The U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts recently found that the scope of inter partes review estoppel was limited to only those grounds specifically instituted in an IPR proceeding, applying the standard set…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

US Department of Labor Issues Updated Guidelines for Internship Programs Under the Fair Labor Standards Act

On January 5, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division issued Fact Sheet #71, which sets forth new federal guidelines for determining whether an intern or student at a for-profit company must be paid under the…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Association Health Plans Will Profoundly Affect the Health Plan Marketplace

A newly issued proposed rule significantly relaxes the Department of Labor requirements that currently limit the availability of association health plans (AHPs) and if finalized in its currently form will profoundly affect the…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

DOI's Royalty Policy Committee Could Bring Trust Reform

In the summer of 2015, I stood along a rural highway in Caddo County, Oklahoma, with a young Kiowa allottee. He showed me the allotment that had been in his family for generations — ever since Congress, with the endorsement of…more
 /  Energy & Utilities, Indigenous Peoples

Final Tax Legislation – Provisions Affecting 401(k) Plans

While tax reform proposals considered by Congress were rumored to include major changes like significantly lower limits on pre-tax contributions to 401(k) plans, the separate bills passed by the House and Senate included more…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Taxation

US v. Microsoft Litigation Provides the Supreme Court with a Rare Opportunity to Further Clarify and Define the Role of Comity in International Discovery Disputes

The United States Supreme Court recently granted certiorari in the landmark case of United States v. Microsoft Corp. This matter presents the Court with an opportunity to establish new precedent in the field of international…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Communications & Media Law, Electronic Discovery, Science, Computers, & Technology

FDA Proposes a New Risk-Based Enforcement Approach for Certain Categories of Homeopathic Drug Products

More than 2 years after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA or agency) held a public hearing to obtain input from both the public and industry stakeholders regarding its current regulatory framework for homeopathic drug…more
 /  Health

Communicating with Putative Class Members Prior to Class Certification: Important Reminders (or New Lessons) for Federal Court Practice

Many class actions are won or lost at the class certification stage. Because FRCP 23(c) requires a district court to determine whether a class action is to be maintained (i.e., certified) “[a]t an early practicable time after a…more
 /  Civil Procedure

3 Key Developments: Fintech & Banking 2017: Further Exploration of Bank Charters for Fintech Companies

One year ago, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) decided to move forward with considering applications from financial technology (fintech) companies to become special purpose national banks. In early 2017, the…more
 /  Finance & Banking

Text Messages: Preservation Lessons for Mobile E-Discovery

There was a time when the only data you needed to collect in response to a discovery request was corporate email. Even if you received or sent work emails from your phone, this data would be located on a corporate server and no…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Electronic Discovery

Are Bitcoin Futures Foreshadowing Faster Mainstream Adoption?

Bitcoin futures surged as much as 26 percent in their December 10 debut on Cboe Global Markets, creating traffic on Cboe’s website that was so heavy it caused temporary outages. About twenty trading firms actively participated,…more
 /  Finance & Banking
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