Keker & Van Nest Partners Bob Van Nest and Elliot Peters were selected as the Daily Journal’s “Top California IP Attorneys.” This prestigious list showcases California's top intellectual property lawyers, compiled from hundreds of nominations. The winners have worked on the world's cutting-edge issues and had the greatest impact on their clients and their area of law.
Bob Van Nest is a nationally recognized trial lawyer who frequently handles high-stakes cases for clients such as Intel, Google, Medtronic, Broadcom, and American Honda. His practice ranges widely over the field of complex business litigation and intellectual property. Mr. Van Nest is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. He is consistently recommended as a leading lawyer by Chambers USA and other legal industry publications. In 2012, Daily Journal named him to its Top 75 Leading Litigators and its Top 100 Attorneys in California lists, and in 2011 Best Lawyers named him Bet-the-Company Litigator of the Year for the San Francisco region.
For three decades Elliot Peters has litigated, tried and advised clients in some of the nation's most high-profile, high-stakes complex commercial and white collar criminal cases. Mr. Peters has tried more than 50 cases on behalf of CEOs, leading law firms, and major corporations. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. He has also been named Attorney of the Year by California Lawyer and The Recorder, the Litigator of the Week by The American Lawyer, and one of the Top 100 Attorneys in California by the Daily Journal.