For the fifth year in a row, Fenwick has been listed as a top M&A Legal Advisor. For 2008, the firm is ranked:

  • Top 10 Legal Advisor in the Technology, Media & Telecom sector, ranked by deal volume
  • Top 15 Legal Advisor in the West Region, ranked by deal volume

In addition, Fenwick also ranked as one of the top 10 M&A firms for both California and Washington state, appearing in Mergermarket's U.S. Regional M&A Roundup 2008:

  • Top 7 Legal Advisor for Washington state, ranked by deal volume
  • Top 10 Legal Advisor for California, ranked by deal volume

Mergermarket, a provider of mergers and acquisitions intelligence, produces these comprehensive reviews of M&A in North America each year. The list showcases the legal, financial and public relations advisors who were the most active in assisting companies in transactions over the course of the calendar year.

The Deal Drivers and M&A Roundup lists can be read in their entirety on the Mergermarket website.

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 Mergermarket as one of the top 10 technology M&A practices in the U.S. and by Corporate Board Member as one of the top five corporate law firms in northern California for publicly traded companies.

Press Contact:

Douglas N. Cogen
Co-Chair, Mergers and Acquisitions Group