Fenwick & West Ranks Among Top 25 U.S. M&A Legal Advisors

January 6, 2010 (Mountain View, CA) – The Fenwick & West LLP Mergers and Acquisitions Group is pleased to announce the firm's listing on Thomson Reuters' 2009 M&A Legal Advisory Review. The firm is listed as one of the top 25 most active M&A Legal Advisors across all industries, based on number of deals involving U.S. target companies, as well as one of the top 15 Legal Advisors to Nordic M&A deals, across all industries.

Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals providing extensive information for the legal, financial, tax and accounting markets. Thomson and Westlaw Business publish a unified set of rankings to present a quarterly update of the M&A Legal Advisory Review, a worldwide, comprehensive listing of announced deals and the legal professionals who advise them.

About Fenwick & West

Fenwick & West provides comprehensive legal services to technology and life sciences clients of national and international prominence. The firm is ranked by KPMG and AlwaysOn as one of the top three corporate law firms for technology companies and by Corporate Board Member as one of the top five corporate law firms in northern California for publicly traded companies.

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Doug Cogen
Co-Chair, Mergers and Acquisitions Group
Partner, Corporate Group