Chambers Global Honors Fenwick Among World’s Best

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

Chambers Global has recognized Fenwick with top rankings for its corporate, tax, IP and international trade work in its annual guide. The publication honored Fenwick corporate partners Douglas Cogen, Gordon Davidson, James Evans, Robert Freedman, David Michaels and Amanda Rose; intellectual property partner David Hayes; trade and national security partner Melissa Duffy; litigation partner Andrew Bridges; privacy and cybersecurity partner James Koenig; tax partner David Forst; and tax senior counsel James Fuller as leading practitioners in their respective practice areas.

Chambers Global once 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 13th consecutive year the firm has been honored in this practice area.

Fenwick’s full 2022 rankings are available on Chambers Global. The firm was ranked in the following areas:


Israel: Corporate/M&A: International Firms – Firm

USA: Capital Markets: Convertible Debt

  • David Michaels

USA: Capital Markets: Debt & Equity: Western United States

  • Gordon Davidson
  • James Evans
  • Robert Freedman
  • Amanda Rose

USA: Corporate/M&A (International & Cross-Border)

  • Douglas Cogen
  • Gordon Davidson

Intellectual Property & IP Litigation

USA: Privacy & Data Security: Highly Regarded – Firm

USA: Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets

  • Andrew Bridges
  • David Hayes

USA: Privacy & Data Security

  • James Koenig

International Trade

USA: International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions

  • Melissa Duffy


USA: Tax: Corporate & Finance – Firm

USA: Tax: Corporate

  • James Fuller

USA: Tax: International Tax

  • David Forst
  • James Fuller


Technology Sector (International & Cross-Border) – Firm

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 FinTech Legal and FinTech Legal: Corporate, Securities & Financing.


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