Squire Sanders (US) LLP
San Francisco business is frequently not only US business, but extends beyond borders into the Pacific Rim. Our San Francisco office serves as an important link in our firm's technology, financial services and Asia practices. We are a full-service law office, featuring lawyers focusing on corporate law, intellectual property, banking, litigation and dispute resolution, financial services, public finance, environmental issues and employment matters. With the assistance of our international network of offices, and working particularly closely with our Palo Alto office, we guide US firms establishing or expanding globally as well as non-US firms interested in West Coast or other US operations. With roots in the area dating back to 1934, our office has deep and established links in the city and the Pacific Rim business community.
In San Francisco, we address a diverse range of clients' regional and global needs, representing public and private companies from industries such as software, e-commerce, information technology, life sciences, financial services, communications, transportation, energy and pharmaceuticals. We offer services at every stage of the company life cycle, including company formation, venture capital, project development, real estate, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, corporate securities, taxation and corporate restructurings. Lawyers in our office have significant experience working with Japan-based companies and their US subsidiaries.
Our clients rely on us in San Francisco when faced with disputes involving business and commercial matters, intellectual property, employment, securities and tax. We handle local, international and multidistrict litigation as well as complex international arbitrations. In addition, our San Francisco advocacy lawyers help clients address claims made under California's environmental and regulatory regime, offering strategic environmental planning, compliance and dispute resolution services.