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Fenwick Places Among Top Life Sciences Thought Leaders

Mountain View, CA (December 6, 2016) – Fenwick & West is pleased to announce that it has been named among the top 10 law firms nationally for life sciences thought leadership on the Lake Whillans Life Sciences Law Firm Index. Lake Whillans evaluated firms based ​on the strength of elements such as white papers, contributions to third-party media and speaking engagements.

This thought leadership recognition is part of Lake Whillans’ larger effort to inform innovators in the life sciences industry about leaders in the legal realm, highlighting the most active and relevant law firms for life sciences companies.

In July 2016, Fenwick was ranked as a Top 10 Life Sciences Patent Firm through the first quarter of 2016. And in a third quarter update, Fenwick also placed among the top 10 law firms in the corporate category, which surveyed all aspects of a firm’s corporate and transactional practice, including mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, financing and private equity work.

The Fenwick & West Life Sciences Group consists of attorneys, patent agents and scientific advisors whose strengths cover the legal needs of emerging and established companies. Members of the group have hands-on research experience and advanced degrees, including Ph.D.s from prestigious universities in the areas of immunology, chemistry, biology/CMB, genetics, electrical and mechanical engineering.

Fenwick’s Life Sciences Group’s Life Sciences Legal Insights blog provides insights into and analysis of important legal issues affecting life sciences, mHealth, digital heath and healthcare IT.

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​.​​