Keker, Van Nest & Peters LLP

Keker, Van Nest & Peters LLP

4 Star Rating     1 review

http://www.keker.com 
Main Office:
633 Battery Street | San Francisco | CA | 94111
Phone: 415-391-5400  | Fax:  

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Year of establishment 1985 Number of partners 32
Number of offices 1 Partner to associate ratio 1.10
Biggest office San Francisco Percentage of women attorneys 19.50
Number of attorneys 64 Percentage of minority attorneys 25.00
Number of associates 30 Percentage of LGBT attorneys 3.10
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Overview


Results matter. For more than thirty years, we have tried and litigated complex, high-stakes civil and criminal cases throughout the nation, obtaining the best possible results for our clients. We take the tough cases, the make or break cases where companies, products, careers are riding on the result. It’s in the nature of tough cases to end up in court where our expertise and deep bench of trial lawyers shines. Indeed, we have found our eagerness to try cases often helps them settle. Our clients are individuals, as well as some of the most successful companies in the world, including Electronic Arts Inc.; Genentech, Inc.; Comcast Cable Communications, LLC; HTC; Intel Corp.; Medtronic, Inc., McKesson Corporation; and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company.


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Keker, Van Nest & Peters LLP Reviews

- Reviewed on July 28, 2017

Advice to law firm management: I think there should be a better system in place to assign clients to associates. It would make things a lot less stressful.

Pros: This is a great place to grow a career. The people are here very intelligent and professional and everyone is willing to help whenever necessary. The location and amenities are also fantastic.

Cons: It takes a lot of initiative to be successful here. Associates are expected to go out and find work; it won't just drop into their laps.

Current or former employee?: Current Employee

Keker, Van Nest & Peters LLP Awards and Recognitions


Top Litigation Boutique, Daily Journal

Litigation Boutique of the Year, American Lawyer

American College of Trial Lawyers

100 Most Influential Lawyers in the United States, National Law Journal

Chambers USA

Legal 500

Top 100 Lawyers, Daily Journal

California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year (CLAY), California Lawyer

Attorney of the Year, The Recorder

Litigator of the Week, American Lawyer

Top Women Litigators, Daily Journal

Top 75 IP Litigators, Daily Journal

National Association of Defense Counsel's (NACDL) White Collar Criminal Defense Award

Diversity


At Keker & Van Nest, we recognize the importance of diversity in the legal profession, and we think one of the best ways to do it is to encourage and support minority lawyers inside and outside of our firm. Being an effective trial lawyer is ultimately about communicating with a broad audience: judges, juries, witnesses and clients. We recognize that our strength, in part, comes from the varied perspectives of our diverse group of attorneys. We welcome attorneys who will contribute to this rich diversity so that our firm can continue to reflect the community as a whole.

When the Recorder interviewed name partner Bob Van Nest about defeating Oracle Corp's multi-billion dollar patent and copyright claims against Google, he was asked whether it was

Summer associate program


Each year, the firm invites a handful of summer associates to work alongside its attorneys and staff in a variety of cutting-edge, high-stakes litigation matters. Summer associates can expect to draft substantive motions, work directly with partners, attend hearings and depositions, and participate in strategy and client meetings. This means that summer associates perform associate work. They are integrated into at least one active, ongoing case in order to experience the intellectual and practical challenges of litigation, but will also work on other matters in order to meet other lawyers in the firm and experience different areas of litigation. In other words, you will actually learn something this summer. And like our firm itself, our summer program is lean: we'd rather ensure an outstanding experience for a few summer associates than a mediocre experience for many.

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