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Firm Profile

Firm profile submitted by Perkins Coie LLP

Managing Partner: John Devaney

INTERNATIONAL OFFICES
Perkins Coie has offices in Beijing and Shanghai, China, and Taipei, Taiwan.


With more than 1,000 attorneys in 19 offices across the United States, China and Taiwan, Perkins Coie provides a full array of legal services to a range of great companies, from Fortune 50 corporations to independent startups, as well as public and not-for-profit organisations. Perkins Coie has been named one of Fortune magazine’s ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ for 15 years in a row.



Business:
The firm’s 200+ business attorneys handle a variety of matters for publicly traded, multi-national, emerging growth and private entities. The group focuses on public and private equity and debt financings, M&A, corporate governance, securities compliance, tax, licensing and technology matters, bankruptcy and workouts, employee benefits and compensation matters and international transactions.

Electronic Financial Services:
The firm has been at the forefront of assisting public and private companies, as well as Wall Street, in understanding the potential use of the distributed ledger (blockchain) technology underlying digital currencies. The group counsels fintech industry influencers on emerging, electronic financial services and a range of decentralized virtual currencies, including bitcoin.

Environment, Energy & Resources:
The group advises on regulatory and legislative advocacy, project permitting, compliance counselling, due diligence, litigation and enforcement defence. They cover every area of environmental and energy law, from pollution control and hazardous substances, to conventional and renewable energy, extractive industries and wildlife conservation.

Finance:
The firm represents debtors, borrowers, creditors, lenders, committees, trustees, receivers and asset purchasers in bankruptcy and workout transactions, as well as federally insured financial institutions, CMBS special servicers and pension fund administrators in all types of debt financings.

Insurance Recovery:
The firm’s insurance attorneys have a record of success in enforcing policyholders’ rights to coverage under almost every type of commercial insurance policy for a wide spectrum of losses and liabilities.

Intellectual Property:
The firm’s IP practice includes 250+ lawyers focused on IP litigation, patent and trademark procurement, post-grant procedures, technology licensing, copyrights and unfair competition counselling. The patent group includes more than 150 members with advanced degrees. Four IP litigators are Fellows in the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Labor & Employment:
The firm represents clients on every issue arising in the modern workplace. The firm has exceptional strength in employment litigation, including discrimination or wrongful termination class action, trade secret and noncompete litigation.

L ife Sciences, Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals:
The firm helps biological, diagnostic, medical device and pharmaceutical companies in a variety of areas, including corporate, intellectual property, litigation, real estate, employment and immigration.

Litigation:
The firm’s 450+ litigators have extensive experience in state and federal jurisdictions and at every appellate level including the US Supreme Court. The group includes 17 Fellows in the American College of Trial Lawyers and has particular strength in complex patent litigation, privacy, product liability (aviation), insurance (policyholder) coverage and class action defence.

Political Law:

The Political Law group is the largest, most experienced practice of its kind in the nation and has counseled hundreds of candidates for elective office (including seven presidential campaigns), scores of nonprofit and ideological groups and dozens of corporations and businesses.

Privacy & Security:
The firm’s Privacy and Security practice counsels clients on issues such as enforcement, litigation, compliance, incident response and government and third-party requests for information.

Product Liability:
The firm advises on product liability containment and lawsuit avoidance, litigation and trial representation, global, national and regional claims coordination and representation before government agencies.

Real Estate & Land Use:
The firm helps clients with leasing, land-use permitting strategies and the financing, acquisition, development and disposition of national and international projects.

Retail & Consumer Products:
The firm’s wide range of retail clients, from small startups to some of the largest Internet and big-box retailers and consumer product companies, seek counsel on a range of issues, including tax, marketing and advertising, litigation, intellectual property, employment, real estate and environmental, franchising, consumer protection, ecommerce and social media and bankruptcy.

Branches

  • 11988 El Camino Real, Suite 200,
  • San Diego,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 92130
  • Tel 858 720 5700
  • Fax 858 720 5799
  • Email : [email protected]
  • 1029 West Third Avenue,
  • Suite 300,
  • Anchorage,
  • Alaska
  • USA
  • AK 99501-1981
  • Tel 907 279 8561
  • Fax 907 276 3108
  • Email : [email protected]
  • 2901 North Central Avenue,
  • Suite 2000,
  • Phoenix,
  • Arizona
  • USA
  • AZ 85012-2788
  • Tel 602 351 8000
  • Fax 602 648 7000
  • Email : [email protected]
  • 1888 Century Park East,
  • Suite 1700,
  • Los Angeles,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 90067-1721
  • Tel 310 788 9900
  • Fax 310 788 3399
  • Email : [email protected]
  • 131 South Dearborn Street,
  • Suite 1700,
  • Chicago,
  • Illinois
  • USA
  • IL 60603-5559
  • Tel 312 324 8400
  • Fax 312 324 9400
  • Email : [email protected]
  • 505 Howard Street,
  • Suite 1000,
  • San Francisco,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 94105
  • Tel 415 344 7000
  • Fax 415 344 7050
  • Email : [email protected]
  • 700 Thirteenth Street, NW,
  • Washington, DC,
  • District of Columbia
  • USA
  • 20005-3960
  • Tel 202 654 6200
  • Fax 202 654 6211
  • Email : [email protected]
  • 1111 West Jefferson Street,
  • Suite 500,
  • Boise,
  • Idaho
  • USA
  • ID 83702-5391
  • Tel 208 343 3434
  • Fax 208 343 3232
  • Email : [email protected]
  • The PSE Building,
  • 10885 NE Fourth Street,
  • Suite 700,
  • Bellevue,
  • Washington
  • USA
  • WA 98004-5579
  • Tel 425 635 1400
  • Fax 425 635 2400
  • Email : [email protected]
  • 1900 Sixteenth Street,
  • Suite 1400,
  • Denver,
  • Colorado
  • USA
  • CO 80202-5255
  • Tel 303 291 2300
  • Fax 303 291 2400
  • Email : [email protected]
  • 30 Rockefeller Plaza,
  • 22nd Floor,
  • New York,
  • USA
  • NY 10112
  • Tel 212 262 6900
  • Fax 212 977 1649
  • Email : [email protected]
  • 1120 NW Couch Street,
  • Tenth Floor,
  • Portland,
  • Oregon
  • USA
  • OR 97209-4128
  • Tel 503 727 2000
  • Fax 503 727 2222
  • Email : [email protected]
  • 500 North Akard Street,
  • Suite 3300,
  • Dallas,
  • Texas
  • USA
  • TX 75201-3347
  • Tel 214 965 7700
  • Fax 214 965 7799
  • Email : [email protected]
  • 1 East Main Street,
  • Suite 201,
  • Madison,
  • Wisconsin
  • USA
  • WI 53703-5118
  • Tel 608 663 7460
  • Fax 608 663 7499
  • Email : [email protected]