Fenwick & West Earns Top Peer Ratings in 2007 Chambers USA Guide

June 15, 2007 (Mountain View and San Francisco, CA) – Fenwick & West attorneys and practice groups received top recognition from their clients and peers in the 2007 Chambers USA Legal Directory. One of the most respected legal directories in the world, Chambers conducts over 10,000 interviews with clients and attorneys to create the rankings of top attorneys and law firms in the United States. The qualities assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness/astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by clients.

The rankings and editorial comment about attorneys are independent and objective. Inclusion in the guide is based solely on the Chambers research team's findings. No-one can 'buy their way in.'

For 2007, the Fenwick & West practices and attorneys that achieved top recognition from clients and peers are:

Practice Groups

Intellectual Property
IT and IT Outsourcing
Labor & Employment


Sally Abel, Intellectual Property (Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets)
Tyler Baker, Antitrust
Doug Cogen, Corporate/M&A
Gordon Davidson, Capital Markets (Debt & Equity) and Corporate/M&A
David Forst, Tax
James Fuller, Tax
David Hayes, Intellectual Property (Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets) and IT & IT Outsourcing
Lynn Pasahow, Intellectual Property (Patent)
Victor Schachter, Labor & Employment
Scott Spector, Labor & Employment (Benefits & Compensation)
Mark Stevens, Corporate/M&A (Venture Capital)


About Fenwick & West

Established in 1972, Fenwick & West provides comprehensive legal services to technology and life sciences clients of national and international prominence. Fenwick & West is committed to providing innovative, cost-effective and practical legal services that focus on global technology industries and issues. We differentiate ourselves by having a deeper understanding of our clients' technologies, industry environments and business needs than is typically expected of lawyers.