Amy Candido joins Wilson Sonsini in San Francisco as partner
09 August 2021
Amy Candido has joined the litigation department at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where she will be a partner in the firm’s San Francisco office. She joins the firm’s trial and intellectual property litigation practices as high-profile legal disputes continue to centre around patent, internet, social media, and IP-related controversies. Prior to joining Wilson Sonsini, she was a partner at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan in San Francisco.
With more than 20 years of experience, Candido is a trial lawyer who focuses on high-stakes, complex patent, trade secret and other IP litigation. She has successfully tried numerous jury trials to verdict and several bench trials before the U.S. International Trade Commission. Her trial victories include three complete defense verdicts in the Eastern District of Texas.
“Amy is an outstanding lawyer with an impressive track record in high-profile IP trials, as well as a trusted advisor to technology companies of all sizes involved in challenging legal and business disputes,” said Doug Clark, managing partner at Wilson Sonsini. “Our firm’s innovative clients increasingly need highly experienced trial lawyers like Amy, who not only have the ability to understand their technology, but also the skill and fortitude to represent them at the highest level in court. Amy is a terrific addition to our team and will be of great value to our clients.”
Candido has represented clients including market leaders and innovative disruptors that do business in a wide range of industries, including the mobility, internet, mobile, computer hardware and software, semiconductor, aerospace, and life sciences sectors. She regularly speaks at conferences and publishes on a wide range of IP topics, including trade secrets, damages, and the intersection of IP and antitrust law. In addition to IP disputes, Candido has litigated antitrust, securities, employment, and complex commercial matters.