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Kilpatrick Stockton to Launch Green Initiative


Thursday, September 04, 2008

Firm Becomes Signatory to the ABA/EPA Law Office Climate Challenge

Atlanta, GA -- Kilpatrick Stockton announced today that it will launch a firm Green Initiative effective October 1.

As a centerpiece to the firm’s Green Initiative, the firm also announced that it has become a signatory to the recently adopted ABA/EPA Law Office Climate Challenge. Kilpatrick Stockton is the first AmLaw 100 firm based in Atlanta to sign on to this robust environmental policy. As a signatory to the program, the firm has agreed to implement all three components of the Climate Challenge: the Energy Star Program, the Green Power Partnership Program, and the WasteWise Program. For more information on the ABA/EPA Law Office Climate Challenge, please visit www.abanet.org/environ/climatechallenge/.

"For years Kilpatrick Stockton has been committed to creating an environmentally friendly workplace. Many of our departments such as IT and our Resource Center have adopted initiatives to mitigate the firm’s environmental impact," said Rick Horder, Environmental Partner, who is spearheading the firm’s Green Initiative. "This initiative brings together all of the firm’s sustainability efforts under one umbrella. It is an opportunity to encourage all firm employees to participate in our commitment to environmental sustainability."

Throughout the year, a committee of Kilpatrick Stockton professionals representing all departments and offices has been studying the firm’s sustainability efforts in order to make a detailed recommendation for enhancing the firm’s commitment to the environment. In culmination of these efforts, each of the firm’s offices will be holding internal events the week of October 13 to officially launch the program. Throughout the coming months the firm will continue to hold events and adopt initiatives to educate and engage its employees to be environmentally conscientious both at work and at home.

About Kilpatrick Stockton

Kilpatrick Stockton LLP is a full-service international law firm with nearly 500 attorneys in nine offices across the globe: Atlanta and Augusta, GA; Charlotte, Raleigh and Winston-Salem, NC; New York, NY; Washington, DC; London, England; and Stockholm, Sweden. Kilpatrick Stockton's delivery of innovative business solutions provides results-oriented counsel for corporations, from the challenging demands of financial transactions and securities to the disciplines of intellectual property management. Collaboration among Kilpatrick Stockton's corporate, litigation and intellectual property attorneys provides knowledgeable and proactive guidance for companies at every stage of the business life cycle. For more information, please visit www.kilpatrickstockton.com.



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