Best Lawyers has recognized 53 Fenwick lawyers in its 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Notably, five partners were honored as Lawyers of the Year for receiving the highest overall feedback in their practice area and geographic region. Additionally, 17 lawyers were named as Ones to Watch, a recognition that honors extraordinary lawyers who have been in private practice for less than 10 years.

The following attorneys were recognized for their excellence in the 2021 edition of Best Lawyers:

Advertising Law

Vejay Lalla

Antitrust Law

Mark Ostrau (Lawyer of the Year)

Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice

Stephen Graham (Lawyer of the Year)

David Tellekson

Commercial Litigation

Matthew Becker (Ones to Watch)

Susan Muck

Sapna Mehta (Ones to Watch)

Molly Melcher (Ones to Watch)

Armen Nercessian (Ones to Watch)

Laurence Pulgram

Commercial Transactions / UCC Law

Mark Porter

Copyright Law

Andrew Bridges

David Hayes

Corporate Law

Chelsea Anderson (Ones to Watch)

Jim Bishop (Ones to Watch)

Will Black (Ones to Watch)

Taimur Case (Ones to Watch)

Gordon Davidson

Robert Freedman (Lawyer of the Year)

Stephen Graham

Cynthia Hess

Matthew Rossiter

Alan Smith

Mark Stevens

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Susan Muck

Tyler Newby

Christopher Steskal

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Elizabeth Gartland (Ones to Watch)

Marshall Mort (Ones to Watch)

Scott Spector

Information Technology Law

David Hayes

Stuart Meyer

Intellectual Property Law

Peter Hart (Ones to Watch)

Jeffrey Ware (Ones to Watch)

Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law

Gordon Davidson

Mark Stevens

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Andrew Bridges

Kathryn Fritz

Todd Gregorian (Ones to Watch)

David Hayes

Laurence Pulgram

David Tellekson

Litigation – Patent

David Hayes

Jeffrey Oelke

Lynn Pasahow

Michael Sacksteder

David Tellekson

Jeffrey Ware (Ones to Watch)

Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)

Michael Dicke

Litigation – Securities

Jennifer Bretan

Michael Dicke

Dean Kristy

Kevin Muck

Susan Muck

Litigation and Controversy – Tax

James Fuller

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Douglas Cogen

Stephen Graham

Cynthia Hess

Laird Simons III

Alan Smith (Lawyer of the Year)

Patent Law

Michael Farn

Stephen Gillespie

David Hayes

Rajiv Patel

Securities / Capital Markets Law

Gordon Davidson

Robert Freedman

Julia Forbess (Ones to Watch)

Laird Simons III

Alan Smith

Securities Regulation

Gordon Davidson

Tax Law

James Fuller

Ariel Love (Ones to Watch)

Walter Raineri

Technology Law

Pinar Bailey (Ones to Watch)

Andrew Bridges (Lawyer of the Year)

Gordon Davidson

Stuart Meyer

Alan Smith

Trade Secrets Law

David Hayes

Trademark Law

Sally Abel

David Hayes

Venture Capital Law

Gordon Davidson

Ryan Slunaker (Ones to Watch)

Alan Smith

William Bromfield

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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