Mountain View, CA (December 5, 2016)– Fenwick & West is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognized by the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2017 guide as one of the nation’s Best Law Firms in 13 practice areas.
This recognition “reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for its abilities, its professionalism and its integrity,” wrote U.S. News – Best Lawyers®, a leading peer-review survey of the legal profession.
Fenwick ranked in the first tier nationally for Intellectual Property Litigation, Patent Litigation, Patent Law and Information Technology Law.
In addition to those four areas, U.S. News – Best Lawyers® also recognized Fenwick both nationally and regionally for the following practice areas:
- Biotechnology Law
- Commercial Litigation
- Copyright Law
- Corporate Law
- Information Technology Law
- Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
- Litigation - Intellectual Property
- Litigation - Patent
- Mergers & Acquisitions Law
- Patent Law
- Securities / Capital Markets Law
- Tax Law
- Venture Capital Law
The firm also received recognition in the San Francisco, San Jose and Seattle metropolitan areas for the following categories:
- Antitrust Law
- Criminal Defense: White-Collar
- Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
- Employment Law - Management
- Labor Law - Management
- Litigation - Labor & Employment
- Litigation - Tax
- Securities Regulation
- Technology Law
- Trademark Law
In total, 23 Fenwick practice areas received recognition, up from the 19 recognized in the 2016 guide. A full list of Fenwick's 2017 rankings is available through the Best Law Firms website. Rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes client evaluations and peer reviews by leading lawyers in each practice area. In addition to consistently honoring Fenwick’s practice groups, U.S. News – Best Lawyers also regularly ranks Fenwick attorneys among the best in their respective fields.
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.