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Fenwick Partners Honored Among Best Lawyers in America

Two Partners–Scott Spector, Mark Stevens–Also Honored as Lawyers of the Year

Mountain View, CA (September 28, 2017) – Fenwick & West announced today that 31 Fenwick partners have been honored as The Best Lawyers in America in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers—five more than were honored in the 2017 edition.

Additionally, two partners were named as 2018 Lawyers of the Year for receiving the highest overall feedback in their practice area and geographic region. Best Lawyers recognized Scott Spector as Employee Benefits (ERISA) Lawyer of the Year in San Jose and Mark Stevens as Corporate Lawyer of the Year in San Jose.

The following attorneys are recognized for excellence in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers:

Antitrust Law
Mark Ostrau

Biotechnology Law
Stephen Graham
David Tellekson

Commercial Litigation
Susan Muck
Laurence Pulgram

Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
Mark Porter

Copyright Law
Andrew Bridges
David Hayes
Mitchell Zimmerman

Corporate Governance Law
Jeffrey Vetter

Corporate Law
Gordon Davidson
Robert Freedman
Stephen Graham
Cynthia Clarfield Hess
Alan Smith
Mark Stevens
Jeffrey Vetter

Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Christopher Steskal

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Scott Spector

Information Technology Law
David Hayes
Stuart Meyer

Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Gordon Davidson
Mark Stevens

Litigation - Intellectual Property
Andrew Bridges
David Hayes
Laurence Pulgram
David Tellekson

Litigation - Patent
David Hayes
Lynn Pasahow
Laurence Pulgram
David Tellekson
Mitchell Zimmerman

Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Michael Dicke

Litigation - Securities
Michael Dicke
Kevin Muck
Susan Muck

Litigation and Controversy - Tax
James Fuller

Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Douglas Cogen
Stephen Graham
Cynthia Clarfield Hess
Laird Simons III
Alan Smith
Jeffrey Vetter

Patent Law
Stephen Gillespie
Lawrence Granatelli
David Hayes
Rajiv Patel
Laurence Pulgram

Securities / Capital Markets Law
Gordon Davidson
Robert Freedman
Horace Nash
Laird Simons III
Alan Smith
Jeffrey Vetter

Securities Regulation
Gordon Davidson

Tax Law
James Fuller
Walter Raineri

Technology Law
Gordon Davidson
Stuart Meyer
Alan Smith

Trade Secrets Law
David Hayes

Trademark Law
Sally Abel
David Hayes

Venture Capital Law
William Bromfield
Gordon Davidson
Alan Smith

The full rankings are available through the Best Lawyers website. Best Lawyers is a peer-reviewed publication of U.S. News Media Group.

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​.​​​​​