Accolades


Mehdi Khodadad was named a "Dealmaker of the Year."

Cooley received the Global Litigation Award in the Commercial Arbitration category.


Sixty-seven Cooley attorneys were recognized as leaders in their respective fields in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. Thirteen attorneys received one or more Band 1 rankings. Seven Cooley practices received a Band 1 ranking, with 27 overall recognized as leading practices either nationally or regionally.


The Daily Journal recognized URS Corp.'s acquisition by AECOM as one of the "Ten Largest M&A Transactions of 2014." The TriNet Group, Inc., Castlight Health Inc. and Coupons.com IPOs were also recognized as three of the "Ten Largest IPOs of 2014."

The Daily Journal named the Santa Fe Pacific Pipelines case one of five "Top Appellate Reversals."

Mehdi Khodadad was named to the "Top 20 Under 40" list.

Heidi Keefe, Michael Rhodes, Steve Strauss and Dr. Nan Wu were recognized as "Leading Intellectual Property Attorneys in California."

Barbara Borden and Heidi Keefe were named "Top Women Lawyers."


Cooley was named one of Fortune magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For."

Cooley was named to Fortune's "20 Great Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services" list.

Cooley was named a "Best Workplace for Millennials."


GCR recommended Cooley's antitrust attorneys.


Jewish Family Services of San Diego presented Cooley with its first-ever President's Award.


Cooley's privacy practice group was named "Privacy Practice Group of the Year" for the third time in four years.

Div Gupta was named a 2015 capital markets "Rising Star."

Cooley was named one of the "100 Best Law Firms for Women."

Cooley was ranked #26 on the "100 Best Law Firms for Minority Attorneys" list.

Cooley was listed as one of the "50 Best Firms for Minority Partners."

Cooley ranked #20 on the "Top 25 Firms for Asian American Attorneys" list.

Cooley was named a "California Powerhouse."

Steve Neal was named a "Trial Ace."


Twenty of Cooley's practice areas were recognized in the Legal 500: United States 2015 Edition. In addition, eight partners were recognized as "Leading Lawyers" in their respective fields and two partners were singled out as "Leading Trial Lawyers."


Cooley was named "Trademark Prosecution Firm of the Year – West" and "Trademark Contentious Firm of the Year – West."

Jim Brogan was named "Colorado Outstanding IP Litigator of the Year."

Cooley was awarded six national rankings, twelve regional rankings, and 15 attorney "IP Stars" rankings by the 2015 edition of Managing Intellectual Property magazine's annual World IP Handbook and Survey.


Kevin Mills was recognized as a top attorney in the cable TV industry in a special report: "Counselors Who Seal the Deals in Cable."


Steve Strauss was named a 2015 Energy and Environmental "Trailblazer."

Cooley was named to the National Law Journal's "IP Hot List."


Cooley was recognized by O.C. Tanner as one of the "coolest companies" to work for based in the Bay Area.


Cooley's privacy and intellectual property litigation practices were recognized as 2015 "Litigation Departments of the Year."

Barbara Borden, Heidi Keefe and Michelle Rhyu were recognized as 2015 "Women Leaders in Tech Law."


Joe Drayton was named one of the "most influential black lawyers" in 2015.


Cooley ranked #38 on the "Top 100 Law Firms" list.


Cooley's Metro DC offices were named to the "Best Places to Work" list for the fourth consecutive year.


Mike Lincoln was named a "Tech Titan" for the fourth time.


Cooley Go won the "People's Voice" award in the law website category.


Cooley received Gold Standard Certification by the Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF) for the fourth consecutive year.


Cooley was recognized as one of the 2015 "50 Best Law Firms for Women."


Danielle Naftulin was selected for recognition at the 31st Annual YWCA Tribute to Women awards.

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