Orrick is a leading global law firm with a particular focus on serving companies in the technology, energy and financial sectors. We are recognized worldwide both for delivering the highest-quality, commercial-orientated legal advice and for our culture of innovation and collaboration.
Founded in San Francisco and celebrating our 150th anniversary in 2013, Orrick today is named by Law360 as one of the “Global 20” leading firms. Our platform offers clients a distinctive combination of local insight and global reach across 25 offices.
Orrick practices in five core areas: Corporate, Energy & Infrastructure, Finance, Intellectual Property and Litigation. Known for our work in the technology sector, we act for many of the world’s top public companies as well as more than 1,200 start-ups. We also are recognized for working on the most innovative deals in the renewable energy and PPP markets. Our municipal bond practice consistently ranks No. 1 in the United States, and we offer a top-tier leveraged finance practice internationally. Financial Times commended our intellectual property teams for securing two of the most innovative patent litigation wins of 2012. Our litigation teams represent a third of the Fortune 100 in resolving high-stakes matters involving a broad range of disciplines before trial and appellate courts and forums worldwide. In 2012, The American Lawyer named Orrick to its list of leading litigation departments for the second consecutive time and selected an Orrick partner as Litigator of the Year. All together, Orrick is recognized by Chambers Global for strengths across 39 transactional, litigation and regulatory practice areas in the United States, Asia and Europe.