September 21, 2006 (Mountain View and San Francisco, CA) – Doug Cogen, co-chair of the Fenwick & West Mergers and Acquisitions Group, was named by The Daily Journal as one of the Top 100 leading attorneys in California for 2006. The San Francisco Daily Journal and The Los Angeles Daily Journal sought nominations of attorneys who are not only top legal experts, but whose practices affected state business, politics and culture. Mr. Cogen was included in this year's section on the state's top deal makers–one of only five northern California dealmakers to make that list. The Daily Journal cited Mr. Cogen's leading role in Cisco System's $6.9 billion dollar acquisition of Scientific-Atlanta.
Established in the heart of Silicon Valley in 1972, Fenwick & West provides comprehensive legal services to high technology and life sciences clients of national and international prominence. The firm is ranked by MergerMarket as one of the top 5 technology M&A practices in the U.S. and by Corporate Board Member as one of the top 5 corporate law firms in northern California for publicly traded companies.