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Fenwick Recognized Among Best Places to Work in the Bay Area, Top Law Firm

Mountain View, CA (April 18, 2014) – Fenwick & West is pleased to announce that, for the eighth year, the firm was recognized among the “Best Places to Work in the Bay Area” by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal. The firm placed sixth among companies of similar size and was the highest ranked law firm on the list. The list recognizes companies with “the coolest workplaces that foster creativity, morale and culture.”

“Our collaborative, team-oriented culture is a key strategic advantage,” said Fenwick chairman, Richard Dickson. “We invest in reinforcing teamwork and cooperation as it leads to both increased career satisfaction and the delivery of greater value to our clients.  Our clients regularly note the benefits of our teamwork, which we all find rewarding.”

Pat Lyden, Fenwick’s chief human resources officer added, “We strive daily through our interactions with employees and our firm policies to create a friendly and open working environment. Working with some of the most innovative and progressive technology and life sciences companies in the world has definitely left its mark on our culture. We are honored to receive this consistent recognition of our efforts.”

The rankings were based on employee responses to a wide range of questions that covered workplace environment, management communication, benefits and compensation.

Companies were honored at an awards celebration held on April 17 in San Francisco. The entire list of the “Best Places to Work in the Bay Area 2014” is featured in a special section of the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal.

About Fenwick & West
Fenwick & West provides comprehensive legal services to ground-breaking technology and life sciences companies at every stage of their lifecycle. We craft innovative, cost-effective and practical solutions for established and emerging companies 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.