The Palo Alto office, opened in 2000, is strategically located in the center of Silicon Valley and is uniquely qualified to handle the most complex matters arising from the rapidly changing electronic marketplace.
The practice of our Palo Alto office reflects the breadth and prominence of S&C generally, emphasizing representation of technology companies in securities offerings, acquisitions, dispositions and joint ventures, private equity/venture capital, litigation, tax, executive compensation and estates and personal matters. The office is an integrated part of the Firm’s global practice and, as a result, is able to provide both U.S. and international clients with an unparalleled level of expertise, experience and resources in technology related matters.
The office has a broad-based litigation and arbitration practice representing, among others, leading software, telecommunications, information technology, biotech and other technology companies, investment funds and financial intermediaries in antitrust, securities and intellectual property disputes. Our Palo Alto lawyers also represent clients in enforcement actions and investigations brought by the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and the International Trade Commission.
For more information on our California practice, see S&C in California and Los Angeles Office.