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Fenwick Honored in 2017 Super Lawyers

Lawyers Recognized as Top Leaders and Rising Stars in Corporate, Intellectual Property, Litigation and Tax

Mountain View, CA (October 10, 2017) – Fenwick & West is pleased to announce that 41 Fenwick lawyers have been recognized in 2017 editions of the Northern California, Washington and New York Super Lawyers magazines. Additionally, 20 Fenwick attorneys were recognized as Rising Stars by Super Lawyers.

The diverse group spans practices including corporate, tax, intellectual property and litigation. In 2017, the Northern California Intellectual Property and Intellectual Property Litigation Super Lawyers category recognized more Fenwick lawyers than any other firm. Fenwick also tied for the most M&A lawyers recognized.

Super Lawyers honors attorneys annually through a patented selection process involving peer recommendations and third party research across 12 indicators of recognition and professional achievement. Selections are limited to the top five percent of attorneys in each state, with Rising Star selections awarded to no more than 2.5 percent.

The complete list of Fenwick attorneys recognized by Super Lawyers magazine is below.

Super Lawyers
Sally Abel - Intellectual Property, Intellectual Property Litigation, International
David Bell - Securities & Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
William Bromfield - Securities & Corporate Finance, Business/Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions
Douglas Cogen - Mergers & Acquisitions
Rodger Cole - Intellectual Property Litigation, Business Litigation
Gordon Davidson – Securities & Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Virginia DeMarchi - Intellectual Property Litigation
Connie Ellerbach - Intellectual Property
James Evans - Securities & Corporate Finance, Business/Corporate
Kathryn Fritz​ - Intellectual Property Litigation
James Fuller​ - Tax
Stephen Graham - Securities & Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Business/Corporate
Lawrence Granatelli - Intellectual Property, Intellectual Property Litigation, Mergers & Acquisitions
David Hadden - Intellectual Property Litigation
David Hayes - Intellectual Property, Intellectual Property Litigation, Technology Transactions
David Healy - Mergers & Acquisitions, Business/Corporate
Scott Joachim - Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities & Corporate Finance
Jennifer Kelly - Intellectual Property Litigation, Intellectual Property
Daniel McCoy - Employment & Labor
Stuart Meyer - Intellectual Property, Intellectual Property Litigation
Charlene Morrow - Intellectual Property Litigation
Kevin Muck - Securities Litigation
Susan Muck - Securities Litigation
Horace Nash - Securities & Corporate Finance, Business/Corporate
Mark Ostrau - Antitrust Litigation, Intellectual Property
Ralph Pais - Intellectual Property, Mergers & Acquisitions, International
Lynn Pasahow​ - Intellectual Property Litigation
Rajiv Patel - Intellectual Property, Mergers & Acquisitions, International
Patrick Premo - Intellectual Property Litigation, Business Litigation
Laurence Pulgram - Intellectual Property Litigation, Class Action/Mass Torts, Business Litigation
Matthew Quilter - Securities & Corporate Finance, Business/Corporate
Gregory Roussel - Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities & Corporate Finance, Business/Corporate
Michael Sacksteder - Intellectual Property Litigation
Laird Simons - Securities & Corporate Finance
Alan Smith - Securities & Corporate Finance, Business/Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions
Scott Spector - Mergers & Acquisitions, Employment & Labor, Employee Benefits
Mark Stevens - Business/Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions
David Tellekson - Intellectual Property Litigation, Intellectual Property
Jeffrey Vetter - Securities & Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Jedediah Wakefield - Intellectual Property Litigation, Consumer Law, Business Litigation
Mitchell Zimmerman - Intellectual Property, Intellectual Property Litigation

Rising Stars
A​ndrew Albertson - Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities & Corporate Finance, Business/Corporate
Michael Brown - Business/Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities & Corporate Finance
Allison Cooper - Business/Corporate
Ewa Davison - Intellectual Property Litigation, Intellectual Property
Katherine Duncan - Business/Corporate, Securities & Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Stephen Fisher - Mergers & Acquisitions
Todd Gregorian - Intellectual Property Litigation, Business Litigation
Patrick Grilli - Business/Corporate, Employee Benefits
Phillip Haack - Intellectual Property Litigation
Jennifer Hitchcock - Securities & Corporate Finance
Gregory Hopewell - Intellectual Property
Mark Jansen - Intellectual Property
Thomas Kang - Business/Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities & Corporate Finance, International
Marshall Mort - Employee Benefits
Ken Myers - Mergers & Acquisitions
Casey O’Neill - Criminal Defense: White Collar
Michael Riskin - Mergers & Acquisitions, Technology Transactions
Ryan Straus - Technology Transactions, Banking, Legislative & Governmental Affairs
Kate Withers - Mergers & Acquisitions, Business/Corporate
Yixin Zhang​ - Intellectual Property Litigation

About Fenwick & West
Fenwick & West LLP provides comprehensive legal services to ground-breaking technology and life sciences companies—at every stage of their lifecycle—and the investors that partner with them. We craft innovative, cost-effective and practical solutions on issues ranging from venture capital, public offerings, joint ventures, M&A and strategic relationships, to intellectual property, litigation and dispute resolution, taxation, antitrust, and employment and labor law. For more than four decades, Fenwick has helped some of the world's most recognized companies become and remain market leaders. For more information, please visit fenwick.com.​​​​​​​​​​​