Practice Areas

The Practice

The breadth of the firm’s practice is reflected in the diversity of its clients. The firm represents many Bay Area businesses as general counsel and serves several regional, national and international clients as special or local counsel. The firm regularly serves as counsel to clients in the software, telecommunications, computer and semiconductor manufacturing equipment industries. Although the firm represents emerging high technology businesses characteristic of the Silicon Valley, it also represents numerous clients in the financial services, manufacturing, construction, service, sales and brokerage industries in connection with more traditional commercial transactions and disputes.

The Entrepreneur on the Move

Criterion Law’s sweet spot is helping the entrepreneur on the move navigate the competitive landscape of emerging high technology markets. Read More


Every business entity must abide an array of laws and regulations, be it in the initial formation of the company or in the course of everyday business. Read More


The choice to file a lawsuit is a difficult one. Our process walks clients through a framework to consider the tough choices involved in an environment of litigation. Read More

Real Property

The firm provides counsel to various real property investors, developers, contractors and design professionals. Read More