Ian Kecskes is an associate at Hill, Kertscher & Wharton. His practice is focused on employment litigation, business litigation, and intellectual property litigation. Prior to joining Hill, Kertscher & Wharton, he served as a law clerk for two superior court judges in the Coweta Judicial Circuit and as an Assistant Attorney General representing the State of Georgia.
Ian earned his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Georgia School of Law, where he served as editor for the Georgia Journal of Intellectual Property Law. Ian was heavily involved in moot court and mock trial, where he won Best Overall Advocate in the National All-Star Mock Trial Challenge; won the National South Texas Mock Trial Challenge; won UGA Law’s J. Melvin England Mock Trial Competition; and was a finalist in multiple moot court competitions, including the invitation-only Hunton Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Championship. Because of his successes, he was invited to join the Joseph Henry Lumpkin Inn of Court and the National Order of Barristers, an honor reserved for the top ten advocacy students at the University of Georgia. Ian also served as the president of the Asian Law Students Association.
Ian also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from Rochester Institute of Technology, and was named a College of Science Research Scholar in connection with his published research with the Microelectronic Engineering Department. Prior to attending law school, Ian worked as an applied physicist at the Department of Defense Army Research Laboratory in Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.
- Employment Litigation
- Business Litigation
- Intellectual Property Litigation
- United States District Court, Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Georgia
- University of Georgia School of Law, J.D., cum laude
- Rochester Institute of Technology, B.S.: Physics
Professional Memberships & Affiliations
- State Bar of Georgia
- National Order of Barristers