Insights: News Kilpatrick Townsend Adds Prominent Partner to Complex Commercial Litigation Team in Silicon Valley
Vincent I. Parrett Brings More Than Two Decades of Trial Experience
MENLO PARK (February 2) – Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today the addition of Vincent I. Parrett to the Silicon Valley office. Mr. Parrett will serve as a partner in the firm’s Litigation Department and will be a member of the Complex Commercial Litigation Team. He joins from Bergeson, LLP.
“Vince is tremendous addition. He brings a broad range of trial expertise, particularly in the technology arena,” said Jon Michaelson, Kilpatrick Townsend Silicon Valley Office Managing Partner. “His collaborative spirit is a perfect fit with the firm’s culture and will be invaluable as he teams with Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys throughout the Bay Area to further enhance our already strong commercial litigation practice. We welcome Vince to the firm.”
Mr. Parrett has more than two decades of experience as a trial attorney working on both plaintiff and defendant litigation. He has represented C-Suite technology executives and founders, companies, and majority shareholders in more than 100 trials of high-value, sophisticated business litigation. Mr. Parrett analyzes claims, protects rights, and tries cases related to breach of contract, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and numerous commercial disputes. His litigation proficiency spans the spectrum of business disputes, including shareholder actions; securities litigation; fraud; breach of stock agreements; breach of contract and defamation; and intentional interference with contractual relations.
“Kilpatrick Townsend’s impressive, extensive footprint with its diversified practices greatly appealed to me,” said Vince Parrett. “I immediately saw an opportunity to be a part of a firm with a reputation for excellence across its deep litigation, intellectual property, and corporate departments. I look forward to leveraging its resources as I not only continue grow my practice but help in the expansion of the overall commercial litigation practice on the West Coast.”
Early in Mr. Parrett’s career, he served his country as a Lieutenant in the United States Navy Judge Advocate Corps. Later, he participated in victim rights litigation related to the tragic events of 9/11.
Mr. Parrett is a leader in the legal profession and the community. He was the 2020 Chair of the Santa Clara County Bar Association Civil Practice Committee. Mr. Parrett is active in the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel, Association of Business Trial
Lawyers, and the Honorable William A. Ingram American Inn of Court. He has served as a faculty member of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy. Mr. Parrett provides pro bono services to the civil justice system including through his service in the Santa Clara County Bar Association’s Civil Practice Committee. He has been named Trial Lawyer of the Year by the social-impact organization Public Justice. Mr. Parrett is recognized as a Northern California Super Lawyer.
Mr. Parrett earned his J.D. from New York University School of Law and his B.A., cum laude, from Yale University. He also attended the U.S. Naval Justice School.
Vincent I. Parrett
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