Mayer Brown understands the inventive, entrepreneurial spirit indigenous to Northern California. Our team, based in Palo Alto and San Francisco, advises the innovators, the investors that finance them and the broader infrastructure that drives the economy here. Clients consider us strategic partners whose commercial instincts and understanding of market dynamics have them anticipating the challenges that they face and delivering the solutions they need.

Our diverse, full-service team represents emerging innovators and established leaders for world-renowned companies in technology, telecommunications, life sciences and finance and a host of additional industries for matters ranging from transactional, advisory, regulatory and litigation. Working with Mayer Brown colleagues in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the Americas, our Northern California team has a truly global reach. This is part and parcel of Mayer Brown’s collaborative culture—seamless and integrated across all practices and regions—which ensures that our clients receive the best of our collective knowledge and experience.

From market-leading M&A transactions to defending companies against increasingly complex consumer class actions, our lawyers in Northern California are consistently recognized for their achievements on behalf of clients in publications including The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg BNA and Law360 and in series such as The National Law Journal’s “Appellate Hot List” and The Recorder’s “Innovator Awards.” They are highly ranked in annual guides including IAM Patent 1000, International Tax Review, Chambers USA and Legal 500 US.

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