Best Lawyers has recognized 55 Fenwick attorneys across 28 practice areas in its 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Three attorneys recognized were honored as Lawyers of the Year for receiving the highest overall feedback in their practice area and geographic region: Andrew Bridges was named Copyright Lawyer of the Year for San Francisco; and in Seattle, William Bromfield was named Venture Capital Lawyer of the Year and David Tellekson was named Biotechnology and Life Sciences Lawyer of the Year. Also included are 21 attorneys named Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, a list recognizing attorneys who are earlier in their careers for outstanding professional excellence.

The following Fenwick attorneys were recognized:

Advertising Law
Vejay Lalla

Antitrust Law
Mark Ostrau

Appellate Practice

Rodger Cole

Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice
David Tellekson (Lawyer of the Year - Seattle)
Stephen Graham

Commercial Litigation
Laurence Pulgram
Andrew Lewis (Ones to Watch List)
Armen Nercessian (Ones to Watch List)
Matthew Becker (Ones to Watch List)
Molly Melcher (Ones to Watch List)
Sapna Mehta (Ones to Watch List)

Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
Mark Porter

Copyright Law
Andrew Bridges (Lawyer of the Year - San Francisco)
David Hayes

Corporate Law
Alan Smith
Byron Dailey
Cynthia Clarfield Hess
Gordon Davidson
Mark Stevens
Matthew Rossiter
Robert Freedman
Stephen Graham
Chelsea Anderson (Ones to Watch List)
Taimur Case (Ones to Watch List)
Will Black (Ones to Watch List)

Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Christopher Steskal
Tyler Newby

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Scott Spector
Elizabeth Gartland (Ones to Watch List)
Marshall Mort (Ones to Watch List)

Health Care Law
Manmeet Dhami (Ones to Watch List)

Information Technology Law
David Hayes
Stuart Meyer

Intellectual Property Law
Daniel Rabinowitz (Ones to Watch List)
Jeffrey Ware (Ones to Watch List)
Peter Hart (Ones to Watch List)

Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Gordon Davidson
Mark Stevens

Litigation - Intellectual Property
Andrew Bridges
David Tellekson
David Hayes
Kathryn Fritz
Laurence Pulgram
Todd Gregorian (Ones to Watch List)

Litigation – Patent
David Tellekson
David Hayes
Jeffrey Oelke
Lynn Pasahow
Michael Sacksteder
Jeffrey Ware (Ones to Watch List)
Kathryn Easterling (Ones to Watch List)

Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Michael Dicke

Litigation – Securities
Dean Kristy
Michael Dicke

Litigation and Controversy – Tax
James Fuller

Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Alan Smith
Cynthia Clarfield Hess
Douglas Cogen
Stephen Graham

Patent Law
David Hayes
Michael Farn
Rajiv Patel
Stephen Gillespie

Securities / Capital Markets Law
Alan Smith
Gordon Davidson
Robert Freedman
Julia Forbess (Ones to Watch List)

Securities Regulation
Gordon Davidson

Tax Law
James Fuller
Walter Raineri
Ariel Love (Ones to Watch List)
Michael Knobler (Ones to Watch List)

Technology Law
Alan Smith
Andrew Bridges
Gordon Davidson
Stuart Meyer
Pinar Bailey, Ph.D. (Ones to Watch List)

Trade Secrets Law
David Hayes

Trademark Law
David Hayes
Sally Abel

Venture Capital Law
Alan Smith
Gordon Davidson
William Bromfield (Lawyer of the Year - Seattle)
Ryan Slunaker (Ones to Watch List)

The full rankings are available through the Best Lawyers website​. Best Lawyers is a peer-reviewed publication of U.S. News Media Group.

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