Founded in 1893, Alston & Bird is a leading national AmLaw 50 firm with offices in Atlanta, Beijing, Brussels, Charlotte, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, Research Triangle, San Francisco, Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C. The firm's attorneys provide a full range of services to domestic and international clients conducting business around the world. Because of our historical ties to Atlanta, our operations in the city remain sizeable. Our core practice areas are intellectual property, complex litigation, corporate and tax, with national industry focuses in health care, telecommunications, financial services, transportation, technology, energy and manufacturing. We have built a reputation as one of the country's best employers, appearing on FORTUNE magazine's “100 Best Companies to Work For” list for 18 consecutive years, an unprecedented accomplishment among law firms in the United States. Our attorneys represent world-class companies such as Aflac, Bank of America, Dell, The Home Depot, Nokia, Prudential, Toyota, Turner Broadcasting/CNN, SunTrust, UPS and Wells Fargo.