Chambers Global Honors Fenwick Among World’s Best

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, James Fuller and Idan Netser as leading practitioners in their respective practice areas.

This year, Chambers Global also 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 firm ranked in Chambers Global’s Tax: Corporate & Finance category, the eleventh 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 2020 rankings are available through the Chambers Global website. The firm was ranked in the following areas:


  • Technology Sector (International & Cross-Border) – Firm


  • Israel: Tax – Idan Netser (Israeli-related U.S. international tax matters)
  • USA: Tax: Corporate & Finance – Firm
  • USA: Tax: Corporate – James Fuller (Band 1)
  • USA: International Tax
    • David Forst
    • James Fuller (Band 1)


  • Israel: Corporate/M&A – Firm
  • USA: Corporate/M&A
    • Gordon Davidson
    • Doug Cogen
  • Western United States: Capital Markets: Debt & Equity
    • Firm
    • Gordon Davidson (Band 1)
    • Robert Freedman (Band 1)
    • Amanda Rose

Intellectual Property & IP Litigation

  • USA: Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright and Trade Secrets
    • Sally Abel
    • Andrew Bridges
    • David Hayes
  • USA: Privacy & Data Security
    • James Koenig