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Fenwick & West Represents Vicinity Corporation in Acquisition by Microsoft Corporation

October 24, 2002

Fenwick & West LLP represented client Vicinity Corporation, a leading provider of location-based technology solutions, in their acquisition by Microsoft Corporation, announced October 22. The transaction, valued at approximately $96 million, is expected to be completed before the end of the first quarter of 2003. Corporate partners Gordon Davidson and Mark Leahy led the Fenwick team and were assisted by associates T.J. Hall, Melissa Eisenberg, Andrew Schultheis, David Barry, Jonathan Stueve and Matthew Rossiter. Partner Scott Spector assisted with benefits issues.

For more information on the transaction, please refer to the press release posted on the Vicinity Web site.

Inquiries may be directed to Mark Leahy, 650.858.7682 or Business Development Manager, Brian Colucci at 650.858.7616.