Firm Managing Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP


Roger Wylie became Managing Partner of Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton in 2019. He was previously Managing Partner of the firm's Seattle office and a member of the firm's Executive Committee, and also served as Co-Managing Partner of Townsend and Townsend and Crew prior to its merger with Kilpatrick Townsend. 

As part of LCLD's Leaders at the Front initiative, Roger created a Leader's Pledge detailing his personal and organizational commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Read Roger's pledge here

Kilpatrick Townsend was the first AmLaw 100 firm in the South to have a female co-managing partner and led major regional law firms in recruiting and hiring African-American attorneys. The firm’s KT Proud affinity group provides support and awareness for LGBT attorneys, and Heritage Month helps educate employees about the importance of diversity. 

Joined LCLD 2009

Highlights of LCLD Participation 

Fellows Program
Hosted Leadership Lunch (2013)
Fellows nominated: 
2022: Taylor Ludlam; 2021: Megan Chung; 2020: Gunjan Talati; 2019: Brenda Holmes; 2018: Tywanda Lord; 2016: Adria Perez; 2015: Jamie Graham; 2014: Yendelela Neely Anderson; 2013: Kandace Patton Watson; 2012: Robbin S. Rahman

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted:
2015: Tomi Ajibodu; 2012: Sara Fon, Rukayatu Tijani

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

Annual Meeting (2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)
Leadership Summit (2022)


Member: Roger Wylie

Diversity Professionals: Carol Brown-Rye,Yendelela Neely Holston

Communications: John Page