Jeff Garver is an experienced attorney providing cost-effective and responsive legal services to technology companies.

Jeff has represented some of the top technology companies over the last twenty years.  His practice covers technology transactions and intellectual property.  Jeff can also provide general counsel/corporate counsel services when needed.

With a wide range of work experience, Jeff is able to offer valuable insights and pragmatic advice that support his clients’ business needs and goals.  Jeff is an easy-to-work with team player with both business and legal staff (including other outside counsel).



Jeff Garver has over 25 years experience working in Silicon Valley, with over 20 years as a lawyer.

Early in his career Jeff was a software programmer and software product manager, and later an independent software consultant.  After going back to law school and becoming licensed as an attorney, Jeff worked at the Silicon Valley law firm Fenwick & West.   Jeff then joined Claris Corporation (Apple’s software subsidiary) where he was Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary.

Jeff first opened his private practice after Claris, when he represented clients including Netscape Communications Corporation, Excite@Home, Trend Micro, Inc. and Artisan Components, Inc.  Jeff later joined the wireless company ArrayComm, Inc. (adaptive antenna array technology) first as General Counsel and then as Vice President of Business Development.

Following ArrayComm, Jeff reopened his private practice and has represented companies including Google, Inc. (pre and post-IPO), Oxford Semiconductor, Inc., Pillar Data Systems, Inc., SonicWALL, Inc.  and other companies.

Jeff also worked for a short period of time as an investment banker both as a principal of his own firm and with a software boutique in San Francisco.

Jeff received his JD from the Santa Clara University School of Law where he graduated magna cum laude, and received his B.A. from The University of Chicago.  Jeff is a member of the California State Bar.


Please, no solicitations.  By pressing submit below you understand and agree that no attorney-client relationship is established by virtue of sending a message through this CONTACT page, and that any information you send is not privileged and may not be confidential.  Existing clients should not send communications through this CONTACT page.

Copyright © 2012 Jeffrey L. Garver.  All rights reserved.