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Fenwick Shortlisted for Seven Americas Women in Business Law Awards, Jennifer Fuller and Larissa Neumann Shortlisted as Best Tax Attorneys

The firm is recognized among the best law firms in North America for diversity, pro bono, work-life balance, mentoring and women in business law.

Mountain View, CA (April 17, 2014) – Fenwick & West is pleased to announce that Fenwick has been shortlisted by Euromoney Legal Media Group in seven categories for this year’s Americas Women in Business Law Awards. Partner Jennifer Fuller and attorney Larissa Neumann are among seven women attorneys who are shortlisted as the Best in Tax Dispute Resolution and Fuller is also shortlisted as among the Best in Tax.

In addition to being recognized among the best law firms headquartered on the West Coast and the best national law firms for pro bono work, Fenwick is shortlisted for North America Firm of the Year across five benchmarks of commitment to the professional and personal growth of women in law. Fenwick is shortlisted in the following seven categories:

  • Best national firm for women in business law
  • Best national firm for pro bono work
  • North America: West firm of the year
  • Best gender diversity initiative by national firm
  • Best firm for diversity
  • Best national mentoring program
  • Best national firm for work-life balance

Fenwick strives to make the support and professional development of women in law a core value of the firm culture. This commitment is embodied in the firm’s recruiting and retention efforts, mentoring programs, professional development programs and diversity initiatives, and in the resources and benefits made available to women by the firm. Fenwick has devoted significant resources to the advocacy and development of professional women both within the firm and in the community, creating opportunities that help women accelerate their careers.

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.