In recognition of Elliot R. Peters’ outstanding contributions to the firm, its clients and the broader legal community, as of January 1, 2017, the firm will be known as Keker Van Nest & Peters.
Bob Van Nest, Christa Anderson, Ashok Ramani and David Silbert were chosen for their groundbreaking work on behalf of established tech titans and cutting-edge Bay Area startups.
Google's lead attorney Robert Van Nest and his team won an epic victory in a courtroom battle between two Silicon Valley giants.
Bob Van Nest, David Silbert, Dan Jackson, and Michelle Ybarra used a 2014 U.S. Supreme Court decision to prove that patents in lawsuits against Facebook Inc. and LinkedIn Corp. were invalid based on subject matter ineligibility.
John Keker and his team brought in nearly $235 million for the San Diego County Water Authority. The big win was a key installment in California's ongoing water wars, made increasingly urgent by four dry years.
We defended Intel, the world leader in silicon innovation, from the New York Attorney General's claims.
We defended the founders of an environmental startup company in a breach of fiduciary lawsuit.
We defended former Citigroup executive Brian Stoker in one of the rare financial crisis cases to go to trial.
By winning a defense verdict in this federal jury trial, we protected Twitter Inc. from a patent infringement suit and a $40 million damages claim.
Keker & Van Nest wins landmark Fourth Amendment ruling.