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The Legal 500 Honors Fenwick Among Best US Firms

Fenwick Receives Top-Tier Rankings; 4 Partners Recognized in Hall of Fame

July 6, 2018

The Legal 500 has again recognized Fenwick as one of the top law firms in the United States, with 13 Fenwick practices listed as among the best in the country.

This year, 51 Fenwick lawyers earned recognition in at least one category, including seven who are named “Leading Lawyers” and three “Next Generation Lawyers.”

Corporate partners Douglas Cogen and Gordon Davidson, along with tax partners David Forst and James Fuller, are also included in The Legal 500 Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame list honors “individuals who have received constant praise by their clients for continued excellence.”

Fenwick received the highest possible recognition from The Legal 500 for venture capital and emerging companies work, as well as technology transactions. In addition, The Legal 500 honored 35 Fenwick lawyers and practice groups with new recognitions this year.

The complete list of Fenwick lawyers and practices recognized by The Legal 500 is as follows:

DISPUTE RESOLUTION
Securities Litigation: Defense
Jennifer Bretan
Catherine Kevane
Kevin Muck
Susan Muck
Jay Pomerantz

FINANCE
Capital Markets: Equity Offerings - Advice to Issuers
Gordon Davidson
James Evans
Robert Freedman
Alan Smith
Effie Toshav
Jeffrey Vetter

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Copyright
Andrew Bridges
David Hayes
Jennifer Kelly
Jennifer Stanley

Patent: Prosecution (including reexamination and post-grant proceedings)
Robert Hulse
Rajiv Patel
Antonia Sequeira

Patents: Licensing
Daniel Becker
Michael Farn
Jake Handy
David Hayes
Rajiv Patel
Michael Shuster

Trademarks: Litigation
Sally Abel
Eric Ball
Patrick Premo
Shannon Turner
Jedediah Wakefield

M&A/CORPORATE AND COMMERCIAL
M&A: Middle Market ($500M-999M)
Douglas Cogen (Leading Lawyer)
Stephen Gillespie
Stephen Graham
David Healy
David Michaels
Ken Myers (Next Generation Lawyer)
Ralph Pais
Gregory Roussel
Ethan Skerry
Alan Smith
Mark Stevens
Lynda Twomey
Kris Withrow

Venture Capital and Emerging Companies
Samuel Angus
Gordon Davidson (Leading Lawyer)
Kristine Di Bacco (Next Generation Lawyer)
Michael Esquivel
Cynthia Hess (Leading Lawyer)
Mark Leahy
Mark Stevens

MEDIA, TECHNOLOGY AND TELECOMS
Cyber Law (Including Data Privacy and Data Protection)
Hanley Chew
James Koenig
Tyler Newby

Technology: Transactions
Douglas Cogen
Stephen Gillespie
Jake Handy (Leading Lawyer)
Ralph Pais (Leading Lawyer)
Gregory Roussel
Ethan Skerry
Alan Smith

TAX
International Tax
David Forst
James Fuller (Leading Lawyer)
Andrew Kim
Larissa Neumann

US Taxes: Contentious
David Forst
James Fuller
Larissa Neumann (Next Generation Lawyer)
 
US Taxes: Non-contentious
David Forst (Leading Lawyer)
James Fuller (Leading Lawyer)
Andrew Kim
Larissa Neumann​​​​​