Annette G. Bialson Chief Operating Officer and General Advisor


After more than thirty years in practice in Silicon Valley, Annette Bialson is presently retired from the representation of clients but remains closely connected with her colleagues as chief operating officer and general advisor to the firm. Initially practicing as a securities and antitrust litigator, Annette concentrated her practice in the areas of commercial, business and real property transactions.



Annette was selected to serve on the Citizen’s Advisory Committee to draft the Comprehensive Plan of the City of Palo Alto for the coming decade. She has twice served as Chair of the Planning and Transportation Commission of the City of Palo Alto and served as President of Planning and Community Development for the California League of Cities (2000).

In addition, Annette has served on the Board of Directors of numerous charitable organizations, including Palo Alto Community Fund, the Arthritis Foundation of Northern California, Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo, Avenidas and many others.