• Declarative Holdings, Inc., d/b/a Cloud Sherpas Inc., in its acquisition of Stoneburn Software Services Ltd (US$5 billion)
  • Virtustream, Inc., an enterprise-class cloud software and services provider, in its reverse triangular merger sale to EMC Corp., a provider of IT storage hardware solutions (US$1.2 billion)
  • Adobe Systems Inc. in its acquisition of Fotolia LLC (US$800 million)
  • Citigroup Global Markets Inc. as underwriters in the takedown of publicly registered floating-rate debt, guaranteed by Telefonica S.A. of Telefonica Emisiones S.A.U. (US$500 million)
  • Qualcomm Incorporated in the cross-border stock purchase acquisition by Qualcomm Life, its wholly owned subsidiary, of Capsule Technologies SAS, a France-based global provider of medical device integration and clinical data management solutions (US$305 million)
  • Comverse, Inc., a global provider of services and products to telecom companies, in the sale of its business support systems (BSS) to Amdocs Ltd., a multinational software services provider to communications and media companies (US$272.8 million)

Intellectual Property

  • Motorola for claims against Blackberry-maker RIM involving 27 patents in multiple courts and countries
  • GSI Technology and five other clients against Cypress Semiconductor in a patent litigation matter in the ITC, and GSI in a parallel district court case, involving a total of six patents
  • Toshiba in the successful defense of a Delaware district court action brought by Intellectual Ventures (IV) Litigation
  • LUMOS Solar LLC in successfully opposing enforcement of an international arbitration award
  • Extreme Networks, Inc. and its officers in a securities class action litigation filed in the Northern District of California
  • ServiceSource International Inc., its CEO, and its subsidiary, Scout Analytics, Inc., achieving a total victory in a federal securities class action
  • The former directors of TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS), achieving a total victory in two class action stockholder challenges to TCS's decision to be acquired by Comtech Telecommunications Corp. in an all-cash tender offer

Strategic Sourcing / Technology Transactions

  • HCL Technologies in concluding global outsourcing transactions with some of their very largest customers
  • Atos in support of its sourcing engagements with its customers all around the world

Awards and recognitions

  • Ranked Band 1, Technology, Media & Telecom (Chambers Global, 2019)
  • Ranked Band 3, FinTech (Chambers Global and Chambers USA, 2019)
  • Named one of the top five Most Tech-Savvy Law Firms (BTI Consulting, 2019)
  • Twice named Law Firm of the Year in Corporate Venture (Global Corporate Venturing, 2015-2016)
  • Ranked Tier 2, Technology Transactions (Legal500 US, 2019)
  • Ranked Tier 2, FinTech (Legal500 US and Legal500 UK, 2019)
  • Ranked 2nd "Most Favorable" and "Recognized" Legal Brand Globally (Acritas, 2019)
  • Recognized for strength of client relationships in many industries, including high tech (BTI Industry Power Rankings, 2017)
  • #1 in Global M&A deal volume for tenth consecutive year (Mergermarket, 2019)
    • #1 in Europe and #3 in the US
  • The only law firm to be ranked in the top five for venture capital, private equity, and M&A (Pitchbook, 2019)
  • #2 Most Active Global Firm for PE deals, (Pitchbook, 2018)
    • #2 Most Active in IT deals
  • #5 Most Active Global Firm for VC deals (Pitchbook, 2019)
    • #2 in Europe and #5 in the US
  • Recognized as one of the top ten "Most Innovative Law firms" in North America for both the Business of Law and Legal Expertise overall categories (The Financial Times, 2018)