Fenwick & West today announced that David Johanson has joined the firm as a partner in its private equity practice. Johanson represents private equity sponsors in a broad range of growth capital, M&A, recapitalization, joint venture and other business transactions. He also represents technology companies that partner with private equity sponsors. David will be based in the firm’s Silicon Valley headquarters. (more…)



National law firm Robins Kaplan LLP has expanded its national presence, opening an office in Mountain View, California. The office will focus on technology-centric consultation and litigation involving intellectual property, global business process sourcing, cybersecurity, and privacy, and will allow the firm to further support its clients’ needs in the Silicon Valley region.

“We are thrilled to plant our flag here in Mountain View,” noted Andrea Gothing, Partner in the firm’s Mountain View office. “The ever changing technology and patent issues facing Silicon Valley businesses are right in the sweet spot of our firm’s expertise, and we are excited to continue our extensive work on these matters in California and beyond.” (more…)