Address1841 Page Mill RoadSuite 200Palo Alto, CA 94304
Office Administrative PartnerHerbst, David W.
OverviewThe Palo Alto office of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, is situated in the heart of Silicon Valley, the world center for technology investment and innovation. A notably progressive firm, Manatt has the entrepreneurial spirit and legal acumen to assist companies, from privately held start-ups to publicly traded Fortune 500 companies, navigate Silicon Valley’s rapidly growing and evolving business environment within the global economy. In addition to their own experiences and legal expertise, our attorneys have at their disposal all the resources that a national law firm like Manatt, Phelps & Phillips has to offer, including government connections as well as strong litigation capabilities and industry specializations. This allows our attorneys to provide the highest quality legal services while staying connected to the unique needs of the Silicon Valley and Bay Area business communities.
Experience and Representative MattersOur Palo Alto attorneys handle a comprehensive range of services, but have expertise in the practice areas of Intellectual Property & Internet; Venture Capital & Technology; Litigation; Tax; Employee Benefits & Global Compensation; and Corporate & Finance. Our attorneys have industry experience in technology, financial services, healthcare, consumer goods and services, and venture capital. Representative clients based in Silicon Valley include Hewlett-Packard, Oracle, Visto, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Macrovision Corporation, 24 Hour Fitness, Jamba Juice, Greater Bay Bancorp, Verity, Inc., Tectura Corporation, ComVentures, Roche Palo Alto LLC, Coaxsys, Inc., Automatic Data Processing, Inc.
Manatt & The CommunityManatt prides itself on being a relationship-based firm. Attorneys in our Palo Alto office follow this time-honored tradition by dedicating their time and expertise to improve the communities they serve. Our attorneys are actively involved with local organizations providing pro bono legal services such as the Stanford Community Law Clinic, The Legal Aid Society of San Mateo, and the Law Foundation of Silicon Valley. They also serve on boards and assume leadership positions in prominent, local nonprofit and service organizations throughout Silicon Valley and the greater Bay Area, including Symphonix and The Guardsmen.