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Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

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About Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has a legacy that closely aligns with the birth and development of Silicon Valley. Over the course of six decades, the firm has been instrumental in representing technology pioneers who have been associated with significant technological advancements and innovations.Today, Wilson Sonsini is known for providing comprehensive legal services to promising technology and life sciences companies as they navigate through their business life cycle. The firm has experienced significant growth and now represents some of the largest companies globally, as well as thousands of smaller organizations.Since its inception, Wilson Sonsini has played an active role in Silicon Valley's technology ecosystem, working closely with top innovators, entrepreneurs, and funding sources. The firm's reputation as a leading provider of legal services to technology and life sciences clients has been earned by representing market-creating companies that have been instrumental in shaping the evolution of technology, including the semiconductor, computer, and software pioneers of the 1970s and 1980s, as well as life sciences, internet, and social media innovators.Wilson Sonsini has developed valuable expertise through its work with technology-driven clients, allowing it to take advantage of opportunities created by the increasing reliance of businesses on technology in a global economy.The firm's team has the opportunity to work with outstanding clients, engage in challenging and stimulating work, and collaborate with colleagues from diverse backgrounds who are among the best in the industry. Wilson Sonsini embraces diversity as an integral part of its business culture and incorporates diversity considerations into all talent management practices, including recruitment, hiring, performance reviews, partner promotions, and retention. Its approach has helped foster a culture of diversity, as evidenced by its top rankings and recognition in key diversity benchmarks. Wilson Sonsini regularly holds diversity-focused events, including the Diversity Summit in October 2021 and the 1L Student Diversity Summit in March 2022. These events provide opportunities for attorneys and students to connect, engage in interactive discussions and panels, and learn about different career paths and ways to succeed in the industry.

Office Description:

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.

Location and Practice Areas Wise Attorney Count:

Total Offices: 20

Total Attorneys: 1138

Total Office Wise Attorneys:

Locations No. of Attorneys
Austin, TX 72
Boston, MA 96
Los Angeles, CA 165
New York City, NY 256
Palo Alto, CA 978
Salt Lake City, UT 16
San Diego, CA 142
San Francisco, CA 423
Seattle, WA 166
Washington, DC 258
Wilmington, DE 33

Total number of Attorneys in this Practice Area:

Practice Areas No. of Attorneys
Corporate 1190
Energy and Oil & Gas 39
Environmental and Land Use 3
ERISA/Executive Compensation 47
Finance - Banking 4
Government 14
Health Care 23
IP 560
Labor & Employment 40
Litigation 632
Real Estate 24
Tax 21

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