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Mr. Michael William Rafter, Jr.

Partner
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Suite 2800, 1100 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, Georgia 30309-4528
Peer Rating
4.9 of 5.0
Client Rating
N/R
AV Rated
Experience & Credentials
Practice Areas
Intellectual Property; Trademark; Advertising; Due Diligence; Advertising Litigation; Portfolio Strategy & Management; International Strategy
University
Mercer University, B.A.
Law School
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law, J.D.
Admitted
1995, Georgia; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia; U.S. District Court for the Central District of California; Georgia Supreme Court
ISLN
914261504
Peer Reviews (17)
AV Rated
4.9/5.0
Peer Rating
 
High Ethical Standard
Trademark Protection, Trademarks, Telecommunications Regulation, Intellectual Property, Advertising Law and Intellectual Property Litigation
Areas of Practice
Legal Knowledge
4.9/5
Analytical Capabilities
4.9/5
Judgment
4.9/5
Communication Ability
4.9/5
Legal Experience
4.8/5
Peer Reviews (17)
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Associate/Assistant General Counsel on 07/09/13
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Associate/Assistant General Counsel on 07/05/13
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Associate/Assistant General Counsel on 06/28/13
I have found Mr. Rafter to be extremely competent and professional.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a General Counsel on 06/27/13
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a General Counsel on 06/27/13
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 06/26/13
An excellent trademark lawyer with very good client relationship skills.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Staff Lawyer on 06/24/13
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 06/20/13
Mike is an excellent lawyer who has keen analytical skills and who is also very practical in his advice.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a General Counsel on 06/19/13
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a General Counsel on 06/19/13
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a General Counsel on 06/19/13
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Staff Lawyer on 06/19/13
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Other Legal Professional on 06/19/13
Handles himself professionally, ethically, and exhibits complete mastery of his legal subject matter.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.8/5.0 Posted by a General Counsel on 06/27/13
Mike has been a true partner with our company for over a decade. He is responsive and goes beyond expectations to meet our business goals and timelines. He is an invaluable resource.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.8/5.0 Posted by a Staff Lawyer on 06/19/13
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.4/5.0 Posted by a Staff Lawyer on 06/20/13
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 10/07/09
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
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