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Hoge Fenton is a multi-service law firm committed to delivering top-tier legal services to businesses and private clients.



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With offices in the Silicon Valley, Peninsula, and Tri-Valley areas, and a global network of more than 90 distinguished firms in 60 countries, Hoge Fenton can assist with most of our clients’ key legal needs, regardless of their size, location, industry, or legal matter. Getting excellent legal service should be as easy as contacting one trusted professional. Our goal is to make it easy by providing a single, coordinated experience.

Clients turn to us because our IP lawyers are not corporate lawyers who dabble in IP – they are IP lawyers, period. Our employment lawyers practice exclusively employment law, and our family law attorneys are California State Bar Certified Specialists. This breadth of expertise means our attorneys can simply walk down the hall and consult other members of our legal team, providing our clients with a seamless experience.

Why Hoge Fenton?

Trusted Advisors

Having the trust of our clients is one of our firm’s touchstones. We are widely known for providing first-rate legal representation to domestic and international clients. Our clients take comfort in knowing that when they hire Hoge Fenton, they will be working with a collaborative team of professionals who have the experience, business judgment, and resources to handle nearly all of their legal needs. Hoge Fenton is trusted.


Commitment to the legal profession and excellence in the practice of law are part of our core values. Hoge Fenton is an AV “Top Rated Law Firm” and was named as a 2018 “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News and Best Lawyers. Several of our attorneys are certified by the State Bar Board of Legal Specialization as practice area specialists, and 13 former members of our firm have gone on to serve on state, federal, and appellate benches. Hoge Fenton is excellence.


Over more than 60 years, Hoge Fenton has built a reputation for delivering high quality, cutting-edge legal representation across a diverse range of practice areas. Our clients place great value on loyalty and longevity. Many select our firm because they trust our strength and stability. We are proud to still serve clients today that we began assisting decades ago. Hoge Fenton is longevity.

Global Reach

Hoge Fenton serves clients throughout California, across the nation and around the globe. Our membership in Mackrell International, a global network of independent law firms in 60 countries, gives our clients access to trusted and experienced local counsel around the world. This important network allows us to seamlessly assist our clients whether they are in San Jose, California or San Jose, Costa Rica. Hoge Fenton is global.

Diversity & Inclusion

Hoge Fenton is committed to promoting diversity within our firm and throughout the legal profession. We strive to recruit and retain a work force that welcomes and supports the interests of women, families, and people of any ethnicity or sexual orientation. We strongly believe that diversity is essential to our success, and we don’t just pay it lip service – 47% of our firm’s owners are minorities, 40% are women and 13% self-identify as LGBT. Additionally, a number of our attorneys are fluent in foreign languages, including Mandarin, Punjabi, Spanish and Urdu. Hoge Fenton is diverse and inclusive.

Commitment to the Community

We believe in giving back and benefiting the communities where we live and work. Our firm has a long and proud tradition of providing leadership, financial support and pro bono services to charitable and community organizations throughout the Silicon Valley, Peninsula, and Tri-Valley areas. This commitment is demonstrated both individually by our attorneys and staff members, and together as a firm. Hoge Fenton is committed to the community.

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