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.
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 15, 2019
Alston & Bird: Celebrating 20 Years as a Fortune “Best Workplace”
For the 20th consecutive year, Alston & Bird has been honored by Fortune magazine in its annual survey of America’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” – marking a significant milestone in the firm’s national recognition as a champion of corporate culture and workplace excellence.
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 ReleaseJuly 26, 2019
Alston & Bird Relocates and Continues to Build Silicon Valley Office
The new office gives Alston & Bird a more efficient space plan for interactions among clients and attorneys, reflecting how 21st-century legal work actually happens.
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.
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.