With more than 800 attorneys, Alston & Bird provides legal counsel and services to domestic and multinational clients across a broad range of industries. The firm-wide mission is to provide the highest quality legal advice and responsiveness by assembling and nurturing the strongest array of legal talent and expertise to meet the challenges its clients face today. The firm maintains a unique culture, which has been repeatedly recognized for fostering teamwork among its lawyers and with clients. Alston & Bird’s core practice areas are intellectual property, complex litigation, corporate, and tax, with national industry focuses in energy, sustainability, health care, financial services, and public policy.

Alston & Bird has a number of programs designed to reinforce its values, mission and vision. The core values include integrity, consideration for others, fairness, merit, diversity in backgrounds and interests, good humor, and collegiality. One of these programs is TOP ECHELON, Alston & Bird’s internal service program designed to cultivate an energized workforce with a passion for service and a commitment to continuous learning and improvement. Staff gather for 10 minutes daily to set the game plan for the day and to make suggestions to management to improve service procedures, stay informed of key decisions, and have fun.

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