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Palo Alto Office

At the epicenter of Silicon Valley, our Palo Alto office represents leading Northern California and international tech companies, private equity firms and financial institutions. Since opening in 1999, the office has grown steadily in response to the burgeoning needs of the Valley and beyond. Clients rely on the Palo Alto team to provide access to a large, highly experienced team of technology-focused attorneys who have been part of the local community for years, in addition to delivering the benefits of the exceptional resources of a premier global law firm.

Top Lawyers in CA
Lawyers from the Firm’s Palo Alto office have recently been named to Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal’s “Top 100 Lawyers in California,” “Top 20 Under 40 in California” and “Top 100 IP Lawyers in California” surveys

Augmented by the Firm’s network of ten other offices worldwide, we provide a complete array of services on such matters as:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Capital markets
  • Private fund formation and fundraising
  • Public company advisory practice and corporate governance
  • Litigation, investigations and dispute resolution
  • Intellectual property, including patent-related risk assessment, design patent acquisition, assertion and enforcement strategies
  • Securities
  • Tax
  • Executive compensation and employee benefits

We serve a broad base of clients in such technology sectors as internet and social media, hardware, software, semiconductors and telecommunications, as well as banking, biotech, healthcare and consumer products.

“They provide an extremely high level of service in an extremely competent manner”
Chambers USA: California (quoting a client)

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        2475 Hanover Street
        Palo Alto, CA 94304
        +1-650-251-5002 fax


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