Attorneys in the Silicon Valley office focus on procuring and protecting a broad range of intellectual property rights for clients involved in all aspects of high technology, pharmaceutical and life sciences. Alston and Bird’s Intellectual Property practice is consistently ranked by major industry publications, including IP Law and Business, Corporate Counsel, Managing Intellectual Property and Intellectual Property Today, as a top performer for IP litigation, counseling, portfolio management, licensing and patent prosecution. Our Silicon Valley attorneys also focus on commercial litigation, securities and corporate governance litigation. The firm's Securities Litigation Group was recently highlighted in an independent study as among a select group of standout firms preferred by clients in the United States for securities litigation. Our Silicon Valley attorneys also handle corporate matters In line with the firm’s historic strength in general securities, corporate and mergers & acquisitions.
An Introduction to the Firm's Silicon Valley Office
Partner in charge Ted Hollifield provides an overview of the Silicon Valley office—where our attorneys share the same entrepreneurial spirit as the Silicon Valley companies we serve.
Press ReleaseFebruary 16, 2018
Alston & Bird Named a Fortune “Best Workplace” for 19th Consecutive Year
Continuing a streak that began in 1999, Alston & Bird has once again been honored by Fortune magazine in its annual survey of America’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” – marking the 19th year in a row that the firm has been recognized nationally as a champion of corporate culture and workplace excellence.
Press ReleaseJanuary 25, 2019
Helen Christakos Named a 2019 “Top Cyber Lawyer” by the Daily Journal
Helen Christakos, counsel in Alston & Bird’s Technology and Privacy & Data Security Groups, has been named one of California’s top cybersecurity lawyers by the Daily Journal.
Press ReleaseNovember 16, 2018
CommScope to Acquire ARRIS for $7.4 Billion
Alston & Bird client CommScope Inc., a global leader in network infrastructure solutions, has agreed to acquire ARRIS International plc in a private equity-backed deal valued at $7.4 billion.
Press ReleaseOctober 3, 2018
Alston & Bird Recognized Again as One of the Nation’s Top Adoption-Friendly Workplaces
Continuing a streak that began in 2007, Alston & Bird once again has been recognized as one of America’s top companies with the best adoption assistance programs.
Press ReleaseSeptember 10, 2018
Alston & Bird Honored with Animal Welfare Pro Bono Award
Alston & Bird has been recognized for its pro bono leadership as a recipient of the Animal Legal Defense Fund’s (ALDF) 2018 Advancement in Animal Law Pro Bono Achievement Award.
Press ReleaseSeptember 19, 2017
Alston & Bird Named One of Fortune’s Best Places to Work for Women
For the third consecutive year, Alston & Bird has been recognized by Fortune magazine as one of the country’s top employers for women.
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