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Alston & Bird LLP

43 National Rankings & 115 Metro Rankings | Website

Client Comments

All client comments represent the opinions of the people who provide them. All potential clients are urged to remember that no two cases are ever completely alike and that the result in one case does not guarantee a similar result in another case.

Health Care Law

Alston & Bird attorneys are professional and experienced. They have become part of our team.

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

We have worked closely with David Godofsky and Alston & Bird for years. David and the firm are excellent across all measures and are wise and trusted counsel.

Financial Services Regulation Law

Mark Kanaly and Clifford Stanford of Alston & Bird are very impressive in their knowledge and abilities. They are always extremely helpful and spot on with their advice.

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

We use Alston & Bird's David Wender exclusively for our bankruptcy work. He is a tremendous asset to the Alston & Bird team. He has always been there for Synovus and could possibly be one of the brightest attorneys I have had the pleasure of dealing with.

Banking and Finance Law

Alston & Bird's Richard Grice has been an outstanding partner to Synovus. He has an incredible knowledge of the industry and always is there for us as an advisor. His deal capabilities are outstanding.

Litigation - ERISA

Attorneys at Alston & Bird are experts in ERISA law and litigation. They are not only knowledgeable, but also incredibly responsive. They clearly care about their clients and work hard to ensure client satisfaction.

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

I specifically work with Alston & Bird's David Godofsky. David's background as an actuary is invaluable to our complex plan situations. David is also a very easy to speak with attorney - his ability to break down very technical situations into non-attorney language is a great talent. His knowledge of employee benefits is at the top. The other attorneys at the firm I have worked with are also responsive and knowledgeable. Alston & Bird is a great law firm. I thank everyone for their support and assistance.

Tax Law

Sam Kaywood of Alston & Bird is a fine international tax lawyer with an extremely shrewd sense of commercial reality and cost/benefit. He actually thinks like a client as well as a lawyer, if not better than any lawyer I have ever worked with.

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

We have had an excellent experience with Alston & Bird in all respects. We have had no problems. Their work has been uniformly excellent. They have proven to be extremely knowledgeable and helpful.

David Wiedemer Ark Financial Management

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

Alston & Bird provided guidance and preparation of all required documents for two new long/short funds. Tim Selby, head of the firm's investment management practice as well as president of the New York Hedge Fund Roundtable was excellent; in fact, outstanding.

Patent Law

Alston & Bird, and especially Guy Gosnell, is literally the only firm I currently use. I have utilized at least 20 other firms in my career and have never been happy with any. I live and work in Oregon and yet use Charlotte for all my patent needs. Whenever I am asked for a patent attorney reference, I recommend them, regardless of distance. I continue on occasion to try some new firms and always end up disappointed.

Banking and Finance Law

I have used the services of Alston & Bird for the past ten years at multiple locations across several different of their disciplines. All of their attorneys are excellent. The great thing about this firm is that no matter what problem our institution encounters they have someone in the firm with the background and the expertise to handle the matter with just one contact. Our primary contact Mark Kanaly does an outstanding job managing our relationship with Alston & Bird.

Environmental Law

Alston & Bird provides outstanding work for us on a consistent basis. They are very creative, responsive and client-focused. I would highly recommend them to anyone.

Financial Services Regulation Law

Alston & Bird has outstanding expertise on mortgage and consumer financial services regulation with ability to craft cost-effective solutions.

Banking and Finance Law

Alston & Bird is our go-to law firm for payments M&A transactions. Their partners are very experienced in the sector, allowing them to provide commercially minded counsel that allows us to focus our negotiations on points key to the economic viability of a transaction. They have exceptional bedside manner, are balanced in their interaction with opposing counsel, and have sufficient knowledge within the firm to assist in all aspects of a domestic transaction.

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

I have worked with Alston & Bird for over 10 years. They have always been professional, business oriented, and reasonable in the fees they charge for the high quality services they provide.

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

Alston & Bird is external counsel for the RJ O'Brien asset management business, known as RJ OASIS. Alston & Bird has been instrumental in the rapid growth of our business. The firm is incredibly knowledgeable regarding legal matters, but also lends incredible business insight enabling us to develop a more robust hedge fund infrastructure. The attorneys are current regarding industry issues and are quick to anticipate potential issues or risks.

Julie DeMatteo RJ O’Brien

Banking and Finance Law

All of the lawyers in the financial services team at Alston & Bird with whom I have worked are professional and knowledgeable about the work they perform. They produce great work product and are trusted advisors.

Corporate Governance Law

Alston & Bird has a great, solid team with a calm and analytical approach that doesn't get stuck on irrelevant details but sees bigger the picture. They have reasonable billing.

Lars Sjobring Autoliv ASP