Silicon Valley partner Evette Pennypacker has been appointed by California Governor Jerry Brown to the Santa Clara County Superior Court Bench. Ms. Pennypacker joined the firm as an associate in 2003, and was promoted to partner in 2007. She is a multi-talented lawyer, having been ranked among the “Top 250 Women in Intellectual Property” by Managing Intellectual Property. Ms. Pennypacker received her J.D. from Hastings College of Law, magna cum laude and earned her B.A. at the University of California, Santa Cruz.