After the firm initially limited its comments to confirming an attorney death in the D.C. office, Kilpatrick Stockton co-managing partner Bill Dorris issued the following e-mailed statement through a firm spokesman:
"With sadness we confirm that Kilpatrick Stockton attorney Mark Levy died this morning. Mark Levy was well known and highly respected for his successful appearances before the Supreme Court of the United States. We offer our deepest condolences to his family, friends and colleagues. Out of respect for his family, we cannot offer additional comments at this time."