Technology Companies Group

Nothing inspires us more than helping tech companies develop novel strategies and push boundaries. Through our extensive client portfolio, deal volume, and relationships in the tech ecosystem, we provide commercial and legal insight to each client’s strategy. We work with our clients on all aspects of their business plans: financing strategies, protecting intellectual assets, retaining talent, securing and monetizing data, and advocating for innovation-friendly public policy.

Orrick Tech Studio | Legal & Business Resources for Innovators

We represent innovative companies and investors at all stages

  • 4,000 high-growth tech companies globally
  • 13 of the 25 largest public tech companies
  • 400 investors in the tech ecosystem

We see it all

  • Over US$43 billion in 2022 through our work on 1,050 venture financings
  • Top 5 law firm for VC financings globally – PitchBook, 2018-2022
  • #1 law firm in Europe for VC financings, 7 years in a row – PitchBook, 2022

We are a global team

  • More than 150 lawyers dedicated to technology companies in 19 markets worldwide, including Beijing, Boston, Düsseldorf, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Milan, Munich, New York, Oakland, Paris, Portland, San Francisco, Santa Monica, Seattle, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, Tokyo and Washington, D.C.
  • Represent clients on financings in over 57 countries

We are known for innovating

  • Represent clients at the forefront of blockchain, artificial intelligence and autonomous vehicles
  • Top 3 for Innovation 7 years in a Row 2016-2022 – Financial Times
  • #1 in Reinventing Legal Practice 2022 – Financial Times
  • From developing special technology solutions to provide efficient legal services for Y Combinator and other startup companies to helping create Stripe Atlas, we design solutions to make it easier for our clients to do business
  • Recognized by FT for innovative work for Clerky, Microsoft, Stripe, and the daily fantasy sports industry

We are problem solvers

  • We bring a holistic perspective to our clients’ business challenges, whether it’s implementing RSUs and broad-based stock option extension programs, advising on cross-border transactions and joint ventures or strategic patent counseling