Fenwick Receives Top Tier Recommendations in The Legal 500

June 11, 2013 (Mountain View, CA)– Fenwick & West is pleased to announce that The Legal 500 recognized Fenwick among the top law firms in the United States. One of only a select group of law firms recognized this year, Fenwick is further distinguished as “a market leader in Silicon Valley” and in the “software, internet and digital media” industries.

Fenwick is recommended in eight areas, with the firm receiving first-tier rankings in the areas of “Technology: transactions” and “Venture capital and emerging companies.” Moreover, four Fenwick attorneys were recognized as “Leading Lawyers,” with an additional 25 attorneys receiving recommendations.


Technology: Transactions
Doug Cogen (Leading Lawyer)
Stephen Gillespie
Larry Granetelli
Dave Healy
Greg Roussel
Ralph Pais
Effie Toshav


M&A: Middle Market ($500m-999m)
Doug Cogen (Leading Lawyer)
Dave Healy

Venture Capital and Emerging Companies
Gordon Davidson (Leading Lawyer)
Richard Dickson
Stephen Graham
Cindy Hess
Mark Leahy
Matt Quilter
Bill Schreiber
Alan Smith
Ted Wang


Domestic Tax: West Coast
David Forst (Leading Lawyer)
Jennifer Fuller
Jim Fuller (Leading Lawyer)
Adam Halpern
Ron Schrotenboer
Larissa Neumann

Tax Controversy
David Forst
Jim Fuller

International Tax
David Forst
Jim Fuller (Leading Lawyer)
Ron Schrotenboer


Andrew Bridges
David Hayes
Laurence Pulgram
Jennifer Stanley

Patent Licensing and Transactional
Michael Farn
David Hayes
Mark Ostrau

The full list of Fenwick’s rankings and additional information is available through The Legal 500 website.

About Fenwick & West
Fenwick & West provides comprehensive legal services to ground-breaking technology and life sciences companies at every stage of their lifecycle. We craft innovative, cost-effective and practical solutions for established and emerging companies on issues ranging from venture capital, public offerings, joint ventures, M&A and strategic relationships, to intellectual property, litigation and dispute resolution, taxation, antitrust, and employment and labor law. For more than four decades, Fenwick has helped some of the world's most recognized companies become and remain market leaders.