Reed Smith LLP opened its Silicon Valley office October 1, 2008 to better serve the needs of the firm’s local and global technology, venture capital, clean tech, finance, and life and health sciences clients. Our Silicon Valley office offers full service representation locally and internationally, including venture capital, securities, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property development and protection, transactions and litigation, commercial litigation, securities litigation, antitrust and regulatory litigation, commercial real estate, financial transactions, and cross-border transactions. Our clients include more than a third of the 50 largest Silicon Valley companies, as well as numerous early-stage and venture-capital-backed businesses and their investors. Whether our clients are incorporating a start-up, seeking funding, need assistance with a license or complex transaction, desire to protect valuable intellectual property, are involved in complex litigation, planning an initial public offering or face the myriad legal needs of a large public company, lawyers in our Silicon Valley office are available to offer the highest quality of legal and related business services.
Our Silicon Valley Lawyers
The lawyers in our Silicon Valley office have been practicing law in Silicon Valley and globally for decades. They understand the dynamics of innovative businesses in rapidly expanding markets, and the needs and objectives of the investors providing capital to fuel that growth. They often serve as outside general counsel, supporting clients from start-up throughout their development to significant market players. They also participate actively in local industry and community organizations. A number of our lawyers have been entrepreneurs and in-house counsel. Throughout the firm, our patent lawyers have graduate degrees in electrical engineering, optics, molecular biology, biochemistry, materials science, mechanical engineering, and other disciplines at the heart of technological development. Our team also includes former securities regulators who focus on advising and representing emerging-growth companies and funds that invest in them.
Please contact Silicon Valley Office Managing Partner Catharina Min at +1 650 352 0526 to identify the right lawyer for your legal needs.