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Palo Alto

The cornerstone of our Silicon Valley practice, the Palo Alto office brings together an interdisciplinary team of deal makers, litigators, and business advisors that continues to grow along with our clients. Our Northern California presence is far-reaching, making us the counsel of choice for both industry leaders and emerging companies in the technology, finance, transportation, real estate and environmental development, energy, and healthcare sectors.

LEADING LEGAL TEAM

We offer our clients the legal solutions and business insights necessary to navigate new paths to growth. Our team advises clients on complex domestic and cross-border deals, as well as defending their interests in a wide range of disputes. We also regularly guide innovative start-ups through the process of establishing their businesses.

  • A top firm for Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, and Corporate/M&A in California

    Chambers USA

Client Successes

  • Secured a complete victory for Trend Micro in a high-stakes patent infringement suit at the Federal Circuit after an almost six-year battle.

  • Advised Colony Capital, which led an investment of US$1.2 billion in Vantage Data Centers.

  • Represented SPH Analytics in the merger of its population health division with Azara
    Healthcare. 

  • Represented Teleperformance SE in its US$690 million agreement to acquire West Health Advocate Solutions, Inc.

SUPPORTING INNOVATION ACROSS INDUSTRIES
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  • The firm’s dedicated

    practice advises leading companies in this space on all facets of data center transactions in numerous jurisdictions globally.

  • Our

    practice represents a wide variety of both leading and emerging companies, as well as the investment banks and private equity and venture capital firms that finance them.

  • The firm’s

    practice provides consistent, practical solutions for complex disputes, investigations, and transactions in this dynamic, global industry.

  • One of the world’s largest

    practices, our team has developed sophisticated structures and innovative solutions for some of the most complex multijurisdictional real estate deals around the globe.

ENSURING COMPLIANCE AND RESOLVING CRITICAL DISPUTES
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  • Our

    practice delivers outstanding results in critical disputes for a wide range of clients from across the tech sector.

  • The experienced trial lawyers in our Palo Alto office represent prominent institutions and individuals in almost every type of

    , including defending our victories and pursuing our clients’ interests on appeal.

  • Our top-ranked

    practice helps companies implement effective workplace strategies, minimize the risk of litigation, and defend their interests when disputes do arise.

STRUCTURING COMPLEX DEALS THAT FOSTER GROWTH
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  • Our leading

    practice focuses on complex technology transactions and intellectual property counseling and advice for clients in high-tech industries. We are experienced with M&A, securities offerings, fund formation, and other corporate matters.

  • Our Capital Markets practice advises on a variety of acquisition, venture finance and joint venture, derivative, and restructuring transactions.

  • The firm’s sophisticated

    practice is internationally recognized for our work in critical and evolving areas of tax law.

  • A top-ranked firm in North America

    FT Innovative Lawyers Report
  • Private Equity Team of the Year

    Transatlantic Legal Awards
  • Tier 1 – National Ranking for Intellectual Property

    Benchmark Litigation

Palo Alto
1117 S. California Avenue
Palo Alto, CA
94304-1106
United States
Phone:
Fax: +1 650 320 1900

Office Chairs


Image: Thomas S Wisialowski
Thomas S Wisialowski
Partner, Tax Department

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