Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Corporate/M&A Department

California
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What the team is known for Features a deep bench of highly experienced counsel especially well versed in advising technology and life sciences clients on a diverse range of transactions. Advises entrepreneurial startups as well as multinational corporations on corporate governance, financing and M&A. Leverages its network of offices in Asia and Europe in its handling of international deals. Excellent statewide reach with offices in San Diego, Palo Alto and Los Angeles.

Strengths"They're top-notch," one client comments, continuing: "everyone in the team is very sharp, thorough and diligent."

"The firm has good partners and tremendous depth" according to one source, while another appreciates that the firm is "able to be versatile in many areas and the quality of work is excellent."

Work highlights Represented Careem in its sale to Uber for $3.1 billion.

Advised Vertiflex in its $465 million acquisition by Boston Scientific.

Notable practitioners

Senior statesperson Larry Sonsini continues to enjoy an esteemed reputation as a foremost Silicon Valley lawyer. His robust track record includes handling landmark M&A deals in the technology space.

Martin Korman provides expert advice to public and private companies in corporate transactions and governance issues. One source comments: "He is hugely experienced and his ability to set the strategic direction is very strong."