Donahue Fitzgerald Ranked in Top Tier of 2018 “Best Law Firms”

Donahue Fitzgerald LLP is pleased to announce the firm’s inclusion in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” rankings published by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. The firm earned Metro designated Tier 1 marks for Corporate Law and Franchise Law.

Donahue Fitzgerald’s Corporate Practice Group specializes in advising public and private companies, from high-tech start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, regarding corporate transactions, private equity and venture financings, and commercial matters.  Our attorneys represent clients in the formation, financing, operation, and dissolution of corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies, and regularly advise these entities on corporate governance matters.  We represent clients with respect to financing transactions and mergers and acquisitions, including tax structuring and securities compliance issues.  Our clients are engaged in diverse industries including technology, life sciences, venture capital, investment management, community banking, real estate, industrial manufacturing, consumer goods, international trade, professional and consulting services, and nonprofit foundations.

Donahue Fitzgerald’s Franchise practice is one of the leaders in California. We represent franchisors, including traditional and quick service restaurant concepts, children’s programs, retail businesses, and real estate brokerage companies.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation and to be eligible for a ranking.  For the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, 7.4 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 58,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”