Firm Overview

Founded in 1893, Alston & Bird LLP is a major U.S. law firm with more than 800 lawyers that provides a full range of services to domestic and international clients conducting business around the world. Lawyers and support staff in our offices are fluent in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.

Alston & Bird’s international group is a multidisciplinary team of lawyers focused on business investment, intellectual property, tax, finance, regulatory, immigration, insolvency, customs, and litigation matters. The group has structured deals and handled disputes around the globe—from Latin America and Europe to Asia and the Middle East.

The international litigation practice offers robust litigation and arbitration experience, particularly with clients from Europe, South America, and Asia. Our lawyers are recognized leaders in the international litigation field and have hands-on involvement in relevant business, trade, and government organizations.

The firm’s international trade and regulatory team offers wide-ranging expertise in the diverse regulatory and strategic issues facing companies that do business internationally. Several distinguished lawyers recognized as among the best in the field lead our team, including individuals who have held senior positions in the departments of State, Treasury, and Justice and the Executive Office of the President. We have significant experience working with U.S. regulatory bodies at both the staff and political levels of the departments of Commerce, Defense, State, Transportation, Justice, and Treasury; the Customs Service; U.S. Trade Representative; International Trade Commission; Congress; and the courts.

The intellectual property practice provides a full range of services, including patentability and prosecution, litigation, patent maintenance, and counseling on infringement avoidance.

For businesses interested in U.S. market entry or expansion, we provide support in all facets of the legal and regulatory requirements associated with business operations. Our lawyers have assisted numerous companies through issues related to finance, workforce management, protection of intellectual property, corporate governance, litigation, arbitration, and mergers, acquisitions, and dispositions.

Alston & Bird has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list for 20 consecutive years, an unprecedented accomplishment among law firms in the United States. The recognition speaks to the culture of the firm and the environment in which we practice law and provide service to clients.

Alston & Bird LLP
One Atlantic Center
1201 West Peachtree Street, Suite 4900
Atlanta, Georgia 30309-3424
Tel 1.404.881.7000
Fax 1.404.881.7777

Firm Contacts
Other Offices
  • Alston & Bird LLP

    Level 20 Bastion Tower
    Place du Champ de Mars
    Brussels, B-1050
    Tel. 32.2.550.3700
    Fax 32.2.550.3719
  • Alston & Bird LLP

    Hanwei Plaza - West Wing, Suite 21B2
    No. 7 Guanghua Road
    Beijing, 100004
    Tel. 86.10.8592.7500
    Fax Fax Not Available
  • Alston & Bird LLP

    5th Floor, Octagon Point, St. Paul’s
    5 Cheapside
    London, EC2V 6AA
  • Alston & Bird LLP

    333 South Hope Street
    16th Floor
    Los Angeles, California 90071
    Tel. 1.213.576.1000
    Fax 1.213.576.1100
  • Alston & Bird LLP

    275 Middlefield Road
    Suite 150
    Menlo Park, California 94025
    Tel. 1.650.838.2000
    Fax 1.650.838.2001
  • Alston & Bird LLP

    1115 Eleventh Street
    Sacramento, California 95814
    Tel. 1.916.498.3305
    Fax 1.916.441.5449
  • Alston & Bird LLP

    The Atlantic Building
    950 F Street, NW
    Washington, District of Columbia 20004-1404
  • Alston & Bird LLP

    90 Park Avenue, 15th Floor
    New York, New York 10016-1387
  • Alston & Bird LLP

    Bank of America Plaza
    101 South Tryon Street, Suite 4000
    Charlotte, North Carolina 28280-4000
    Tel. 1.704.444.1000
    Fax 1.704.444.1111
  • Alston & Bird LLP

    4721 Emperor Boulevard
    Suite 400
    Durham, North Carolina 27703
    Tel. 1.919.862.2200
    Fax 1.919.862.2260
  • Alston & Bird LLP

    2828 North Harwood Street
    18th Floor
    Dallas, Texas 75201-2139
    Tel. 1.214.922.3400
    Fax 1.214.922.3899

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