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The San Francisco office continues to grow, adding top talent, as we evolve our multidisciplinary practice to serve the needs of 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.

Latest Insights, News, and Events

Latest Insights, News, and Events

Recent Client Successes

Represented Goldman Sachs as financial advisor to Hewlett Packard Enterprise in its US$8.8B spin-off and merger of non-core software assets with Micro Focus International.

Advised OneWeb, builder of the world’s largest satellite constellation, on a US$500M+ private placement to its strategic partners.

Represented The Related Companies as lead land use and environmental counsel in securing approval of the largest private development project in the history of Silicon Valley.

Leading Legal Team

Our lawyers provide the legal solutions and business insights necessary to help our clients navigate new paths to growth. We advise our clients on complex domestic and cross-border deals and financings, as well as defend their interests in a wide range of disputes. In addition, we regularly guide innovative start-ups through the process of establishing their businesses.

Guiding Complex, Cross-Border Deals

  • We are a leader in Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions, guiding clients through complex domestic and cross-border deals with a focus on the tech, emerging growth, healthcare, biotech, and media sectors.
  • Our Corporate, Intellectual Property and Tax lawyers focus on complex technology transactions and IP counseling and advice for clients in high-tech industries.
  • The Capital Markets practice represents private and public corporations, investors, and investment banks in a variety of acquisition, venture finance and joint venture, derivative, and restructuring transactions.
  • The San Francisco office is a crucial part of our Finance practice, which includes 100+ lawyers in key global markets who provide strategic advice that reflects market realities.

ENSURING COMPLIANCE AND RESOLVING CRITICAL DISPUTES

  • The lawyers in our Litigation practice have played lead roles in many of the most complex and high-profile litigation disputes in the region.
  • Our top-ranked Employment Law practice helps companies implement effective workplace strategies, minimize the risk of litigation, and defend their interests when disputes do arise.
  • Our Antitrust and Competition practice represents many of the world’s leading business and financial enterprises.

ADVISING INNOVATIVE CLIENTS ACROSS INDUSTRIES

  • Our experienced Technology team provides a full range of strategic advice to established market leaders and innovative start-ups.
  • The firm’s dedicated Data Center practice advises leading companies in this space on all facets of data center transactions in numerous jurisdictions globally.
  • Our office is home to members of the firm’s “go-to” Payment Systems practice, advising both established leaders and innovative newcomers around the world.
  • Our San Francisco team is part of one of the largest global Real Estate practices, which has developed sophisticated structures and innovative solutions for complex multijurisdictional real estate deals.
  • The lawyers in our Internet of Things practice guide clients through the host of business opportunities and legal challenges created by our increasingly connected world.