December 12, 2011 (Mountain View, CA) – Fenwick & West congratulates Gordon Davidson, Firm Chairman and Partner in the Corporate Group, and Mark Stevens, Co-Chair of the Private Equity Group and Partner in the Corporate Group, for being named to the first annual AlwaysOn Power Players West list. The award honors the most influential people in the banking, venture capital, legal and accounting industries who support the entrepreneurs that are dominating today's technology marketplace.
Fenwick was one of only four firms that have two or more attorneys honored. With more than 250 players in 11 categories, the Power Players West list highlights an impressive range of talents. Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn, refers to these individuals and their firms as "the infrastructure workhorses behind the ideas that make the Global Silicon Valley an incubator for success, creating strong companies, building indispensable products and bringing prosperity to the world economy."
The winners will be officially honored at the fifth annual Venture Summit Silicon Valley on December 13-14, 2011 at The Ritz Carlton in Half Moon Bay, California. The two-day executive gathering highlights the members of the Power Players West list and the top venture capital-backed technology companies.
Established in 1972, Fenwick & West works closely with clean technology, life sciences and other technology companies that are changing the world through innovation. The firm has more than 30 years of experience crafting innovative solutions to the business challenges that arise at the intersection of technology and the law. Fenwick & West clients, who range from start-up ventures to global enterprises, value our attorneys' deep industry experience and understanding of their technologies.
AlwaysOn (AO) is the leading business media brand networking the Global Silicon Valley. AlwaysOn helped ignite the social media revolution in early 2003 when it launched the AlwaysOn network. In 2004, AO became the first media brand to socially network its online readers and event attendees.