Alston & Bird has a staff of more than 750 attorneys that provides a full range of services to domestic and international clients. The firm serves clients in the areas of bank regulatory and enforcement, biotechnology and pharmaceutical patents, commercial litigation, data privacy and security and economic incentives. It also represents clients in the areas of employee benefits and executive compensation, environmental and land use, homeland and global security, mergers and acquisitions and litigations. The firm serves the construction, education, finance, energy, real estate, health care, insurance, life sciences, government and technology sectors. Alston & Bird has been operational for more than 100 years and maintains a location in Raleigh, N.C.