Goodwin’s Silicon Valley office is at the forefront of representation for entrepreneurs, venture capital and private equity firms seeking the highest caliber of legal advice on the West Coast. Our team of more than 75 lawyers based in Menlo Park provides both business law and litigation counsel to clients in the immediate area and on a global scale.
At Goodwin, we have a global team that we believe is unique in BigLaw – a team that is equally proficient in advising the innovators and the investors across the private equity, technology, real estate, financial, healthcare and life sciences sectors. This unique combination of deep experience in a rapidly-changing, technology-driven economy sets us apart. We offer unparalleled experience for companies at all stages of growth that compete in a wide range of market sectors. West Coast private equity firms rely on our Silicon Valley team for advice related to structuring, formation, operation of venture capital, buyouts, fund-of-funds and other private equity funds. We also offer litigation counsel and representation for companies faced with government investigations and enforcement proceedings, securities litigation and shareholder disputes, patent litigation, trade secret litigation, as well as trademark and technology licensing disputes and provide experienced white collar defense.