Notwithstanding globalization, manufacturers still create jobs and stimulate the economy, which is why competition is fierce for new manufacturing plants. At the same time manufacturers are torn between investing in R&D and manufacturing technology here - and moving manufacturing off shore.

Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys understand the business challenges facing manufacturers and offer a full range of legal services, including:

Environmental, Land Use and Natural Resources
Real Estate and Finance
Technology and Intellectual Property
Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Our manufacturing clients produce some of the following products:

  • Consumer packaged goods
  • Agricultural equipment and supplies 
  • Textiles and textile machinery
  • Furniture
  • Medical devices
  • Lawn and garden supplies and equipment 
  • Sporting goods
  • Automotive equipment and parts

Manufacturing

Experience Highlights

Class action litigation involving marine products
Successfully defended class action related to allegedly faulty marine products in federal court in Charleston, South Carolina, resulting in denial of more
Class action law suit involving commercial truck diesel engines
Represented defendant in class action involving alleged defects in commercial truck diesel engines with exposure in excess of $250,000,000. more
Acquisition by a national yarn manufacturer
Represented a large, privately owned yarn manufacturer in its acquisition of one of the largest suppliers in the United States and Canada of more
Acquisition for Acuity Brands Inc.
Served as buyer's counsel for Acuity Brands Lighting Inc., one of the world's leading providers of lighting fixtures and related products and more

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