Adam Charnes, Richard Gottlieb and Dan Taylor Selected to Top 100

NORTH CAROLINA (January 24) -- Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today that a record 39 of the firm’s attorneys were selected as North Carolina Super Lawyers and North Carolina Rising Stars. In addition to this prestigious list, partners Adam Charnes, Richard Gottlieb and Dan Taylor were named to the select Top 100 Super Lawyers listing for North Carolina.

Kilpatrick Townsend led all firms with the most Super Lawyers listed in Environmental. The firm also led all firms with the most Rising Stars listed in Intellectual Property and Securities & Corporate Finance.

Kilpatrick Townsend has one of only five Rising Stars listed for Appellate (Richard Dietz).

North Carolina Super Lawyers is a listing of the top five percent of lawyers in the state who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The multi-step process involved soliciting nominations from attorneys across the state (lawyers were not allowed to vote for themselves), followed by a thorough case-by-case review of each nominee. North Carolina Rising Stars recognizes outstanding attorneys who are 40 or under, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. No more than 2.5% of North Carolina lawyers are named to this list.

The following names are the 2014 Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers:

Appellate
Adam Charnes
Richard Dietz (Rising Star)

Business Litigation
Richard Gottlieb
Chad Hansen
James Kelly
Richard Keshian
Taylor Ludlam (Rising Star)
John Moye (Rising Star)
Dan Taylor
Thurston Webb (Rising Star)
Jason Wenker

Employment Benefits/ERISA
Lois Colbert

Employment & Labor
Randy Avram
Corena Norris-McCluney (Rising Star)

Employment Litigation: Defense
Michael Rosenberg (Rising Star)

Environmental
Steve Berlin
William Lane
Steve Levitas
Alan McConnell

Estate Planning & Probate
Carl Hibbert

General Litigation
Dustin Greene (Rising Star)
Gregg McDougal

Intellectual Property
Alton Absher (Rising Star)
William Bryner
Charles Calkins
Jennifer Giordano-Coltart (Rising Star)
Leslie Grab (Rising Star)
Laura Miller (Rising Star)
Michael Morlock (Rising Star)
Dean Powell (Rising Star)
Carl Sanders (Rising Star)

Intellectual Property Litigation
Steve Gardner

Mergers & Acquisitions
Andrew Sachs (Rising Star)

Real Estate
Jeff Benson
Gary Joyner
John Livingston (Rising Star)

Securities & Corporate Finance
Matthew Chambers (Rising Star)
Randy Eaddy
Paul Foley (Rising Star)

For more information about Kilpatrick Townsend, please visit: www.kilpatricktownsend.com.

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