Fenwick & West

Go West, young lawyer. General practice law firm Fenwick & West offers services to national and international high-tech and life sciences clients, with specializations in corporate law (venture capital, mergers, IPOs), intellectual property, domestic and international tax law, and litigation and other dispute-resolution methods. Founded in 1972, Fenwick & West has about 300 attorneys working out of offices in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, New York, Seattle, and Shanghai. The law firm's clients have included such technology industry giants as Apple, Oracle, Electronic Arts, Symantec, and eBay.

Mission: We seek to form effective partnerships with our clients and to provide superior client service. Many of our clients have exceeded their expectations in creating and building successful enterprises; we strive to do the same in the lawyering we provide for our clients. It is important that we not only provide first-rate innovative legal services, but that we also serve as powerful business partners for our clients.