Chambers Global Again Honors Fenwick Among World’s Best

Firm Also Honored as One of the Leading FinTech Law Firms in the U.S.

Chambers Global has again recognized Fenwick for corporate, tax, IP and litigation work with top rankings in its annual guide. The publication honored Fenwick corporate partners Douglas Cogen, Gordon Davidson, Robert Freedman and Amanda Rose; intellectual property partners Sally Abel, David Hayes and James Koenig; litigation partner Andrew Bridges and tax partners David Forst and James Fuller as leading practitioners in their respective practice areas.

Chambers Global again ranked Fenwick among the world’s leading law firms working with technology companies. “Renowned as a true technology specialist, Fenwick & West is frequently highlighted as an essential partner and adviser for numerous startup companies and growing brands in the software, social media and online space,” the guide reported.

Additionally, Fenwick is the only Silicon Valley-based firm ranked in Chambers Global’s Tax: Corporate & Finance – USA category, the 12th consecutive year the firm has been honored in this practice area. Fenwick also has the highest number of lawyers honored in the Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright and Trade Secrets – USA category, more than any other firm.

Fenwick’s full 2021 rankings are available on Chambers Global. The firm was ranked in the following areas:


Technology Sector (International & Cross-Border) – Firm


USA: Tax: Corporate & Finance – Firm

USA: Tax: Corporate – James Fuller

USA: International Tax

  • David Forst
  • James Fuller


Israel: Corporate/M&A – Firm

USA: Corporate/M&A

  • Douglas Cogen
  • Gordon Davidson

Western United States: Capital Markets: Debt & Equity

  • Gordon Davidson
  • Robert Freedman
  • Amanda Rose

Intellectual Property & IP Litigation

USA: Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright and Trade Secrets

  • Sally Abel
  • Andrew Bridges
  • David Hayes
  • James Koenig

USA: Privacy & Data Security

In addition to Chambers Global, Fenwick was ranked in the Chambers FinTech guide, which highlights highly active and innovative law firms in the financial technology sector. Specifically, the firm was recognized among the United States’ leading legal advisors in the fintech space, and the firm was also honored as a top law firm for fintech companies in California.