Fenwick Named Among Outstanding Law Firms in 2013 Chambers Global and Chambers USA

Mountain View, CA (May 31, 2013) – Fenwick & West has once again been recognized as “outstanding” by the Chambers USA and Chambers Global. Twenty Fenwick attorneys are recognized as leaders in their respective fields, with 12 receiving one or more first tier ranking. Ten of the firm's practices are recognized as leaders either nationally or regionally, with Investment Funds: Venture Capital earning band-one status nationwide and Corporate/M&A: Venture Capital earning band-one status in California.

Chambers USA and Chambers Global are respected legal directories known for their primary research. The publication's selection process is based on interviews with in-house law departments and with industry leaders around the world. The rankings are based on qualities such as technical legal ability, professional conduct, commitment, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence and other qualities valued by clients.

The complete list of Fenwick's practices and attorneys recognized in the Chambers guides for 2013 include:


  • Antitrust
  • Capital Markets: Debt & Equity
  • Corporate/Commercial
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Corporate/M&A: Venture Capital
  • Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Investment Funds: Venture Capital
  • IT & Outsourcing
  • Tax
  • Tax: Corporate & Finance


  • Sally Abel – Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets
  • Tyler Baker – Antitrust
  • Andrew Bridges – Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets
  • Bill Bromfield – Corporate/Commercial
  • Carmen Chang – Corporate/M&A: Deals in Asia
  • Doug Cogen – Corporate/M&A
  • Gordon Davidson – Capital Markets: Debt & Equity, Corporate/M&A, Investment Funds: Venture Capital, and Corporate/M&A: Venture Capital
  • David Forst – Tax
  • James Fuller – Tax, Tax: Corporate, and Tax: International Tax
  • Stephen Graham – Corporate/Commercial
  • David Hayes – Intellectual Property: Patent, Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets, and IT & Outsourcing
  • Barry Kramer – Corporate/M&A: Venture Capital, Investment Funds: Venture Capital
  • Stuart Meyer – Intellectual Property
  • Mark Ostrau – Antitrust
  • Lynn Pasahow – Intellectual Property: Patent
  • Ron Schrotenboer – Tax
  • Alan Smith – Corporate/Commercial
  • Scott Spector – Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • Mark Stevens – Corporate/M&A: Venture Capital, Investment Funds: Venture Capital
  • David Tellekson – Intellectual Property
  • Jeffrey Vetter – Capital Markets: Debt & Equity; Corporate/M&A: Venture Capital

View detailed information about the 2013 Chambers USA ranking and Chambers Global ranking for Fenwick & West.