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USA 2022 Europe 2022 Greater China Region 2022 High Net Worth 2021 FinTech 2022

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Firm Overview


Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is the premier provider of legal services to technology, life sciences, and growth enterprises worldwide, as well as the venture firms, private equity firms, and investment banks that finance them. The firm represents companies ranging from entrepreneurial start-ups to multibillion-dollar global corporations at every stage of development. Wilson Sonsini’s collaborate across a comprehensive range of practice areas and industry groups to help the management, boards of directors, shareholders, and in-house counsel of our clients address their most pressing challenges and pursue their most promising opportunities.

The firm is nationally recognised for providing high-quality services to address the legal solutions required by its enterprise and financial institution clients. The firm's services include corporate law and governance; public and private offerings of equity and debt securities; mergers and acquisitions; securities class action litigation; intellectual property litigation; antitrust and competition; privacy and cybersecurity; joint ventures and strategic alliances; technology transactions; patent and trademark counseling; tax and international tax; and employee benefits and employment law, among other areas.

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With long-standing roots in Silicon Valley and 18 offices located in technology, business, and regulatory hubs worldwide, Wilson Sonsini has a national presence with a global reach. Over the past six decades, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has developed a wide-ranging international practice, with particular strength in the Americas, Asia, and Europe.

Wilson Sonsini has offices in Austin; Beijing; Boston; Boulder; Brussels; Hong Kong; London; Los Angeles; New York; Palo Alto; Salt Lake City; San Diego; San Francisco; Seattle; Shanghai; Washington, D.C.; and Wilmington, DE.

Main Areas of Practice

Corporate  

  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate Governance
  • Emerging Companies
  • Employee Benefits and Compensation
  • Energy and Infrastructure
  • Finance and Structured Finance
  • Fund Formation
  • Greater China
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Public Company Representation
  • Real Estate
  • Restructuring
  • Shareholder Activism
  • Tax
  • U.S. Expansion

Intellectual Property 

  • Patents and Innovations
  • Post-Grant Review (US PTAB)
  • Technology Transactions
  • Trademark, Advertising, and Copyright

Litigation  

  • Arbitration
  • Board and Internal Investigations
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Consumer Litigation
  • Corporate Governance Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • Government Investigations
  • Internet Strategy & Litigation
  • Patent Litigation
  • Securities and Governance Litigation
  • Supreme Court and Appellate Practice
  • Trade Secret Litigation
  • Trademark and Copyright Litigation
  • Trial
  • White Collar Crime

Regulatory  

  • Antitrust and Competition
  • Committee on Foreign Investment in the US (CFIUS)
  • Export Control and Sanctions
  • FCPA and Anti-Corruption
  • FDA Regulatory, Healthcare, and Consumer Products
  • Federal Trade Commission
  • National Security
  • Privacy and Cybersecurity

International Work

Corporate
In addition to Wilson Sonsini being recognised among the leading US corporate law firms, the firm has substantial experience advising non-U.S. companies and investment banks on US and Hong Kong IPOs and other capital markets transactions, as well as cross-border mergers and acquisitions and collaborations.

Intellectual Property
Wilson Sonsini’s IP practice assists clients ranging from start-ups to multinational companies that depend on patent-driven, trademark and copyright advice. In addition to having one of the largest US-based technology transactions practices that represents companies with global business operations, the firm also provides comprehensive counseling advice concerning international copyright matters and international trademark portfolios, including related registration and licensing services.

Regulatory
Wilson Sonsini has expanded its regulatory practice to address the ongoing need clients have for advice concerning enforcement and oversight agencies, both in the US and certain international markets--including Brussels and London--covering EU and UK matters. The firm’s services include privacy and cybersecurity; US FDA, healthcare, and consumer products; FCPA; CFIUS; export trade; national security; and related governance matters.

Litigation
Wilson Sonsini has more than 225 litigators across the firm, and continues to add experienced practitioners who represent both U.S. and international clients in a broad range of contested matters. The firm represents global enterprises, public companies, private entities, and other organisations in venues across the US and internationally. That includes international arbitration and mediation matters.

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USA 2022 Europe 2022 Greater China Region 2022 High Net Worth 2021 FinTech 2022

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Capital Markets: Equity (International Firms)
Band 5
Israel

Corporate/M&A: International Firms
Band 3
USA

Antitrust: Cartel
Band 2
Capital Markets: Equity: Issuer Counsel
Band 2
Competition/Antitrust
Band 2
Competition/Antitrust (International & Cross-Border)
Band 4

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Capital Markets: Equity (International Firms)


Dan Ouyang
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USA

Antitrust: Cartel


Kenneth R O'Rourke
Band 3
Mark Rosman
Band 1

Capital Markets: Convertible Debt


Erik Franks
Band 1
Michael Occhiolini
Band 1

Capital Markets: Debt & Equity: Western United States


Allison Spinner
Band 3

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Top Ranked Lawyers

Senior Statespeople
Larry W SonsiniCapital Markets: Debt & Equity: Western United States
Larry W SonsiniCorporate/M&A (International & Cross-Border)
Casey McGlynnLife Sciences: Corporate/Commercial
Band 1
Mark RosmanAntitrust: Cartel
Erik FranksCapital Markets: Convertible Debt
Michael OcchioliniCapital Markets: Convertible Debt
Band 2
Jeff SaperCapital Markets: Debt & Equity: Western United States
Katharine A MartinCapital Markets: Debt & Equity: Western United States
Rezwan PavriCapital Markets: Debt & Equity: Western United States
Tony JeffriesCapital Markets: Debt & Equity: Western United States
Jonathan JacobsonCompetition/Antitrust
Scott SherCompetition/Antitrust
Susan A CreightonCompetition/Antitrust
Stephen HeifetzInternational Trade: CFIUS Experts
Josephine Aiello LeBeauInternational Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions
Kenneth A ClarkLife Sciences: Corporate/Commercial
Christopher N. OlsenPrivacy & Data Security
Lydia B. ParnesPrivacy & Data Security

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650 Page Mill Road

Palo Alto

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USA

CA 94304-1050

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