Athul Acharya focuses his practice on a broad variety of litigation matters to support clients in the technology and life sciences industries.
At Duke, Athul served as a staff editor for the Duke Law Journal and the editor-in-chief of the Duke Law & Technology Review.
Before he joined Fenwick, Athul was a law clerk for the Honorable Milan D. Smith, Jr., at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He was also a law clerk for the Honorable Michael H. Simon at the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon.
For more than four decades, Fenwick & West has helped some of the world’s most recognized companies become, and remain, market leaders. From emerging enterprises to large public corporations, our clients are leaders in the technology and life sciences sectors and are fundamentally changing the world through rapid innovation.
Having worked alongside such progressive and cutting edge companies for so long, our culture has come to reflect the entrepreneurial spirit of our client base. Unlike traditional law firms, we move at our clients’ speed and have earned the reputation as a go-to law firm for growing companies that need insightful, strategic counsel to help tackle the challenging issues that arise when the law cannot keep up with their pace of innovation.
With the same passion for excellence and innovation reflected in our client base, our firm is making revolutionary changes to the practice of law through substantial investments in proprietary technology tools and processes. Our clients demand—and deserve—new ways to receive best-in-class legal services more effectively. At Fenwick, we are proud to be shaping our legal services to do just that.