What are the best cities to practice in for technology law?

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What are the best cities to practice in for technology law?

Postby Scarlett77 » Thu Sep 08, 2011 1:27 pm

Basically exactly as the subject asks, and I did try searching but only found a lot about schools strong in tech law.

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Re: What are the best cities to practice in for technology law?

Postby erico » Thu Sep 08, 2011 1:29 pm

I'll state the obvious: Silicon Valley.

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Re: What are the best cities to practice in for technology law?

Postby MC Southstar » Thu Sep 08, 2011 1:32 pm

Depends on what kind of technology too.

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Re: What are the best cities to practice in for technology law?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 08, 2011 1:32 pm

erico wrote:I'll state the obvious: Silicon Valley.


Austin (SXSW, etc).

ATL (lot's of B2B and healthtech, emerging startup scene)

NYC (media, finance tech, emerging startup scene like foursquare)

LA (mediatech/spillover from norcal).

SF/SV (the hub, obvi).

Seattle (amazon, msft, etc).

Chicago w/Groupon's emergence creating a startup ecosystem.

Boston (lot's of security tech)

North Carolina (research triangle)

This is in no particular order

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Re: What are the best cities to practice in for technology law?

Postby erico » Thu Sep 08, 2011 1:35 pm

San Diego - Biotech; some wireless/telecom.

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Re: What are the best cities to practice in for technology law?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 08, 2011 1:59 pm

SF/SV, Seattle, and Boston for cities where almost every major firm relies on tech clients for their bread and butter.

You can certainly find technology/IP law in other cities like NY, LA, DC (particularly strong for IP), and Chicago, but it will often be a more niche thing. If you're in the general corporate group in these cities, you'll still find yourself working on a lot of non-tech industry deals.




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