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Brian Buckley and Gordy Davidson Honored as Top 100 2015 Super Lawyers; 70 Fenwick Attorneys Also Distinguished in 2015 Super Lawyers

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Mountain View, CA (August 5, 2015) – Fenwick & West is pleased to announce that 46 Fenwick lawyers have been recognized in 2015 editions of Northern California Super Lawyers and Washington Super Lawyers magazines. Additionally, 24 Fenwick attorneys were recognized as Risi​ng Stars by Super Lawyers. The Northern California Intellectual Property category also continues to include more lawyers from Fenwick than any other firm.

Super Lawyers honors atto​rneys annually through a patented selection process involving peer recommendations and third party research across 12 indicators of recognition and professional achievement. Selections are limited to the top five percent of attorneys in each state, with Rising Star selections awarded to no more than 2.5 percent.

This year, partners Gordy Davidson and Brian​ Buckley also received special recognition as among the top 100 attorneys in their respective regions. Davidson, a corporate partner, earned a spot on the Top 100 Northern California Super Lawyers list for the twelfth consecutive year.

"Gordy has an incredible and well-deserved reputation for balance and judgment,” Cisco’s senior vice president and general counsel told Super Lawyers. “He helps to get to the right decisions, respects everyone involved in the process and wins the confidence of senior management."

The complete list of Fenwick attorneys recognized by Super Lawyers magazine is below.

Super Lawyers

Sally Abel – IP
David Bell – Securities & Corporate Finance
Andrew Bridges – IP Litigation
Bill Bromfield – Securities & Corporate Finance
Brian Buckley – Business Litigation (Washington Top 100 Super Lawyer)
Mona Clee – Employee Benefits
Doug Cogen – Mergers & Acquisition
Rodger Cole – IP Litigation
Gordy Davidson – Securities & Corporate Finance (Northern California Top 100 Super Lawyer)
Dennis DeBroeck – Securities & Corporate Finance
Virginia DeMarchi – IP Litigation
Connie Ellerbach – IP
David Forst – Tax
Kate Fritz – IP Litigation
Jim Fuller – Tax
Stephen Graham – Securities & Corporate Finance
Larry Granatelli – IP
David Hadden – IP Litigation
David Hayes – IP
Dave Healy – Mergers & Acquisitions
Scott Joachim – Mergers & Acquisitions
Dan McCoy – Employment & Labor
Stuart Meyer – IP
Charlene Morrow – IP Litigation
Kevin Muck – Securities Litigation
Susan Muck – Securities Litigation
Horace Nash – Securities & Corporate Finance
Mark Ostrau – Antitrust Litigation
Ralph Pais – IP
Lynn Pasahow – IP Litigation
Rajiv Patel – IP
Laurence Pulgram – IP Litigation
Hector Ribera – IP Litigation
Matthew Quilter – Securities & Corporate Finance
Greg Roussel – Mergers & Acquisitions
Mike Sacksteder – IP Litigation
Vic Schachter – Employment & Labor
Ron Schrotenboer – Tax
Laird Simons – Securities & Corporate Finance
Alan Smith – Securities and Corporate Finance
Scott Spector – Mergers & Acquisitions
Emmett Stanton – Business Litigation
Mark Stevens – Business/Corporate
David Tellekson – IP Litigation
Jeff Vetter – Securities & Corporate Finance
Mitchell Zimmerman – IP

Rising Stars

Andy Albertson – Mergers & Acquisition
Michael Brown – Business/Corporate
Carolyn Chang – IP Litigation
Grace Chen – Employee Benefits
Songmee Connolly – IP Litigation
Ewa Davison – IP Litigation
Katherine Duncan – Business/Corporate
Todd Gregorian – IP Litigation
Phillip Haack – IP Litigation
Gregory Hopewell – IP
Jen Huang – Business/Corporate
Derek Huoth – Business/Corporate
Jennifer Johnson – IP Litigation
Sebastian Kaplan – IP Litigation
Liwen Mah – IP Litigation
Marybeth Milionis – IP Litigation
Marshall Mort – Employee Benefits
Idan Netser – International
Irene Pertsovsky – Securities Litigation
Saundra Riley – Employment & Labor
Beverly See – Mergers & Acquisition
Will Skinner – Tax
Lance Stern – IP
Yixin Zhang – IP Litigation

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, 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. For information about a career at Fenwick visit us at fenwick.com/careers​.

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