Bird & Bird is a leading international law firm in business sectors where technology plays a key role. Our firm has a rich history that stretches back to the 1830s, and with almost 1300 lawyers in 29 global offices, we are ready to help you wherever you do business in the world.
Our San Francisco representative office opened in 2018. From here, we can provide you with a full suite of legal services and advice related to matters in Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East, including international expansion and investments outside the US, intellectual property, disputes, data privacy, VC, M&A, HR issues, complex restructuring and transformational projects and coordinated multi-jurisdictional services. Our firm's vision to be the number one law firm in the world for organisations being changed by technology or the digital world, is consistent with us having a presence in one of the most innovative, technology and IP-rich regions in the world.
We currently advise more than half of the top 100 companies in the Fortune 500 – both technology companies and various other sectors – many of which are US based. Though our team does not practise US law, we have relationships with top US firms should you require US legal advice and also work closely with them on coordinated international projects.
Our on the ground presence allows us to be closer to our US clients, and we're available in your time zones, to help you navigate your legal requirements outside the US and meet your strategic objectives for doing business internationally.
Additionally, we have a strong sector focus in Technology & Communications, Life Sciences & Healthcare, Retail & Consumer, Media, Entertainment and Sports, Aerospace & Defence, Automotive, Energy & Utilities, and Financial Services. Our deep industry knowledge enables us to form cross-practice and cross-border teams for the benefit of our clients.
Please contact us for more information about how we can help you, from the US, with your Europe, Asia-Pacific or Middle East legal requirements.