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Fenwick Partners Honored as Best Lawyers in America

Three Fenwick Partners Also Honored as Lawyers of the Year

Mountain View, CA (August 17, 2016) – Fenwick & West announced today that 26 Fenwick partners have been honored as The Best Lawyers in America in the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers, a peer-reviewed publication of U.S. News Media Group.

Additionally, three partners were named as 2017 Lawyers​ of the Year for receiving the highest overall feedback in their practice area and geographic region. Best Lawyers recognized David Hayes and Stuart Meyer as Information Technology Lawyer of the Year in San Francisco and San Jose respectively, while Laurence Pulgram was recognized as Intellectual Property Lawyer of the Year in San Francisco.

The following attorneys are recognized for excellence in the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers:

Antitrust Law
Mark Ostrau

Biotechnology Law
David Tellekson

Commercial Litigation
Susan Muck
Laurence Pulgram

Copyright Law
Andrew Bridges
​​David Hayes
​​Mitchell Zimmerman

Corporate Law
​​Gordy Davidson
​​Dennis DeBroeck
​​Stephen Graham
​​Cindy Hess
​​Mark Stevens

Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Christopher Steskal

Employee Benefits (Erisa) Law
Scott Spector ​​

Employment Law - Management
Victor Schachter

Information Technology Law
David Hayes
Stuart Meyer

Labor Law - Management
Victor Schachter

Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Gordy Davidson
Mark Stevens

Litigation - Intellectual Property
Andrew Bridges
David Hayes
Laurence Pulgram
David Tellekson

Litigation - Labor and Employment
Victor Schachter ​​

Litigation - Patent
David Hayes
Lynn Pasahow
Laurence Pulgram
David Tellekson
Mitchell Zimmerman

Litigation and Controversy - Tax
James Fuller

Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Douglas Cogen
Dennis DeBroeck
Alan Smith
Laird Simons III
Jeff Vetter

Patent Law
David Hayes
Rajiv Patel
Laurence Pulgram

Securities/Capital Markets Law
Gordy Davidson
Dennis DeBroeck
Laird Simons III
Alan Smith
Jeff Vetter

Securities Regulation
Gordy Davidson

Tax Law
James Fuller
Walter Raineri

Technology Law
Stuart Meyer

Trademark Law
Sally Abel

Venture Capital Law
Bill Bromfield
Gordy Davidson
Alan Smith

The full rankings are available through the Best Lawyers website.

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.

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