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Fenwick Lawyers Distinguished in 2016 Super Lawyers

The Firm Leads in M&A, Intellectual Property, IP Litigation and Tax

Mountain View, CA (September 19, 2016) – Fenwick & West is pleased to announce that nearly 50 Fenwick lawyers have been recognized in 2016 editions of Northern California Super Lawyers and Washington Super Lawyers magazines. Additionally, 15 Fenwick attorneys were recognized as Rising Stars by Super Lawyers.

The diverse group spans practices including corporate, tax, intellectual property and litigation. This year, the Northern California Intellectual Property Super Lawyers category continues to include more lawyers from Fenwick than any other firm, with Fenwick lawyers also dominating the IP Litigation category. Fenwick also saw the most lawyers honored in the Northern California Tax section and tied for the most mergers and acquisitions lawyers recognized.

Super Lawyers honors attorneys 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.

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

Super Lawyers
Sally Abel - Intellectual Property, International, IP Litigation
David Bell - Securities & Corporate Finance, M&A
Andrew Bridges - IP Litigation, Intellectual Property, Business Litigation
Bill Bromfield - Securities & Corporate Finance, M&A, Business/Corporate
Mona Clee - Employee Benefits
Doug Cogen - M&A
Rodger Cole - IP Litigation, Business Litigation
Gordy Davidson - Securities & Corporate Finance, M&A
Dennis DeBroeck - Securities & Corporate Finance, Business/Corporate, M&A
Virginia DeMarchi - IP Litigation
Connie Ellerbach - Intellectual Property
Jamie Evans - Securities & Corporate Finance
David Forst - Tax
Kate Fritz​ - IP Litigation
Jim Fuller​ - Tax
Stephen Graham - Securities & Corporate Finance, Business/Corporate, M&A
Larry Granatelli - Intellectual Property, IP Litigation, M&A
Dave Hadden - IP Litigation
David Hayes - Intellectual Property, Technology Transactions, IP Litigation
Dave Healy - M&A, Business/Corporate
Scott Joachim - M&A, Securities & Corporate Finance
Jennifer Kelly - IP Litigation, Intellectual Property
Dan McCoy - Employment & Labor
Stuart Meyer - Intellectual Property, IP Litigation
Charlene Morrow - IP Litigation
Kevin Muck - Securities Litigation
Susan Muck - Securities Litigation
Horace Nash - Securities & Corporate Finance, Business/Corporate
Mark Ostrau - Antitrust Litigation, Intellectual Property
Ralph Pais - Intellectual Property, M&A, International
Lynn Pasahow​ - IP Litigation
Rajiv Patel - Intellectual Property, IP Litigation
Patrick Premo - IP Litigation, Business Litigation
Laurence Pulgram - IP Litigation, Class Action/Mass Torts, Business Litigation
Matthew Quilter - Securities & Corporate Finance, Business/Corporate
Gregory Roussel - M&A, Business/Corporate, Securities & Corporate Finance
Mike Sacksteder - IP Litigation
Victor Schachter - Employment & Labor, Employment Litigation
Ronald Schrotenboer - Tax
Laird Simons - Securities & Corporate Finance
Alan Smith - Securities & Corporate Finance, M&A
Scott Spector - M&A, Employee Benefits, Employment & Labor
Mark Stevens - Business/Corporate, M&A
David Tellekson - IP Litigation, Intellectual Property
Jeff Vetter - Securities & Corporate Finance, M&A
Jed Wakefield - IP Litigation, Consumer Law, Business Litigation
Mitchell Zimmerman - Intellectual Property, IP Litigation

Rising Stars
Andrew Albertson - M&A, Securities & Corporate Finance
Michael Brown - Business/Corporate, Securities & Corporate Finance, M&A
Ewa Davison - IP Litigation, Intellectual Property
Katherine Duncan - Business/Corporate, M&A, Securities & Corporate Finance
Stephen Fisher - M&A
Todd Gregorian - IP Litigation, Business Litigation
Patrick Grilli - Business/Corporate, Employee Benefits
Phillip Haack - IP Litigation
Greg Hopewell - Intellectual Property
Sebastian Kaplan - IP Litigation
Marshall Mort - Employee Benefits, Business/Corporate
Ranjit Narayanan - Intellectual Property
Michael Riskin - M&A, Intellectual Property
Ryan Straus - Technology Transactions, Banking, Legislative & Governmental Affairs
Yixin Zhang​ - IP Litigation

About Fenwick & West
Fenwick & West LLP provides comprehensive legal services to ground-breaking technology and life sciences companies – at every stage of their lifecycle – and the investors that partner with them. We craft innovative, cost-effective and practical solutions 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. For more information, please visit fenwick.com​.​