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Representing the Technology Pioneers and Disruptors Associated with Market-Changing Innovation Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati's legacy closely traces the birth and evolution of Silicon Valley. For nearly six decades, Wilson Sonsini has represented the technology pioneers associated with virtually every milestone innovation. Today, the firm is synonymous with ushering promising, innovative companies through their business life cycle. And as our clients have grown, so has our firm. Wilson Sonsini now represents many of the largest companies in the world--and thousands of the smallest ones, too. Our Brand + Our Strategic Position + Clients + Culture Since its inception, Wilson Sonsini has maintained an active role in Silicon Valley's technology ecosystem by continuing the work we do with top innovators and entrepreneurs, and the funding sources that support them. Our position as the leading provider of legal services to technology and life sciences clients was earned by representing the disruptive, market-creating companies that influenced every milestone marking an evolution in technology--from the semiconductor, computer, and software pioneers of the 1970s and 1980s to today's life sciences, internet, and social media innovators. Our Strategic Position in the Global Economy Wilson Sonsini has acquired valuable expertise through its work with technology-driven clients, so we are strategically well positioned to seize opportunities created by a global economy in which businesses from all industries increasingly rely on technology--whether those businesses depend on innovation to manufacture products or deliver services. Sophisticated Clients, Stimulating Work, and a Smart, Collaborative Culture Every day, everyone at Wilson Sonsini has the opportunity to work with amazing clients, the opportunity to engage in stimulating and challenging work, and the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues from diverse backgrounds who are among the best minds in our industry.
Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Palo Alto is home to innovative start-ups, global technology companies, and leading venture capital firms alike. Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati was founded in Palo Alto in 1961. Although we have grown alongside the Valley from a small operation to a well-known international firm, we continue to take pride in our Silicon Valley roots and the strong, long-lasting relationships we have established in the local community. This unique location gives attorneys at the firm's headquarters unparalleled access to the region's top technology, life sciences, and growth-stage companies, as well as the thriving local venture capital and private equity firms that support them. Our Palo Alto office offers clients a full range of legal services, including assistance with the formation of technology and growth start-ups; the negotiation of venture capital financing; representation in initial public offerings and secondary offerings; counseling on challenging corporate and governance issues; the negotiation of complex technology and business transactions, strategic alliances, and joint ventures; representation in mergers and acquisitions; protection of intellectual property; and representation in antitrust, securities, employment, and intellectual property litigation. The office serves clients in all technology, life sciences, and growth industries, including communications and networking, computer hardware and software, information services, media and entertainment, consumer products and retail, life sciences, semiconductors, and financial services. Through the seamless integration of all Wilson Sonsini offices, we leverage the institutional experience and resources of the entire firm to provide high-quality services to clients. Our proprietary collaborative systems give our attorneys immediate access to the firm's collective expertise and knowledge, enabling them to respond quickly with effective solutions for our clients.
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Total Attorneys: 896
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