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, pharmaceuticals, and life sciences. Alston & 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 U.S. 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.
Eleven Alston & Bird attorneys have been named “IP Stars” by Managing Intellectual Property in its 2020 rankings of the world’s leading intellectual property (IP) practitioners and practices.
April 23, 2020
Alston & Bird Widely Recognized in Chambers USA 2020
Alston & Bird has earned wide recognition in the 2020 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.
February 24, 2020
Alston & Bird Defense Victory Named a 2019 “Top Verdict” by the Daily Journal
A California case that settled a key area of law concerning trade secret misappropriation has been named one of the state’s most significant verdicts by the Daily Journal and earned Alston & Bird a spot on its annual list of “Top Verdicts.”
Press ReleaseFebruary 18, 2020
Alston & Bird Ranked No. 4 Among Counsel to Investment Banks in 2019
Corporate Control Alert, the legal and financial dealmaking journal published by The Deal, has ranked Alston & Bird fourth among counsel to financial advisors on U.S. M&A transactions with a value of $100 million or more announced between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2019.
Press ReleaseJanuary 21, 2020
Alston & Bird Rated a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality for 16th Consecutive Year
Alston & Bird has once again earned a top rating of 100 percent in the Corporate Equality Index (CEI), an annual survey by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation that measures commitment to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality.
Press ReleaseOctober 16, 2019
Alston & Bird Named a Top U.S. Corporate Law Firm by Forbes; “Most Recommended” in Antitrust
Alston & Bird has been named to the inaugural Forbes survey of “America’s Top Trusted Corporate Law Firms” as one of the country’s “most recommended” firms in antitrust and competition law.
Press ReleaseOctober 14, 2019
Alston & Bird Recognized Again as a Top Adoption-Friendly Workplace
Alston & Bird has been ranked among America’s top companies with the best adoption assistance programs, marking 13 years in a row that the firm has been recognized nationally as a leader in employee adoption benefits.
Press ReleaseJune 13, 2019
Alston & Bird Earns Broad Recognition in 2019 IAM Patent 1000
For the eighth consecutive year, Alston & Bird has been recognized as a global leader in patent law in the 2019 edition of the Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals.