For more than two decades, Ivy Associates has provided a variety of services in support of law firms and in-house corporate legal departments, especially those related to the fast-growing technology and life science sectors:

  • Continuing legal education programs
  • Support and infrastructure for legal professional associations
  • Professional consulting services, including recruitment and departmental development

Ivy Associates was formed in 1986. As the oldest firm providing professional recruitment services to the burgeoning Silicon Valley legal community, Ivy Associates has assisted the development of scores of major law firms and corporate legal departments.

Almost from the beginning, as an outgrowth of its involvement in the local legal community, Ivy Associates has supported activites of professional associations for in-house counsel at Silicon Valley companies. A principal of Ivy Associates serves as managing director for the Silicon Valley Association of General Counsel.

In the 1990s, Ivy Associates became one of the first Providers for California Minimum Continuing Education programs. It administers a monthly speaker series for SVAGC members, and produces the largest annual CLE conference devoted to in-house legal professionals at technology and life science companies, the All Hands Meeting.