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Practices

630+
Life sciences corporate partnering and licensing deals since 2010
520+
Funds clients with closings in 2022 with $60+ billion committed to these funds
#1
Law firm for tech and life sciences IPOs
1000+
M&A transactions for an aggregate value of $555+ billion since 2020
Named to The Lawyer's Global Litigation 50
Five members of the American College of Trial Lawyers
One of the most active practices for the defense of issuers in shareholder litigation in the US
7x Law360 privacy group of the year
The American Lawyer: Litigation Department of the Year Finalist
300+
Filings for 268 deals since 2021, with an aggregate value of $230+ million
25+
Television group clients that own or operate 500+ television broadcast stations
400+
Clients across the education spectrum
1,000+
Clients advised on the implications of CFIUS
Deep experience providing healthcare, life sciences and FDA regulatory counsel and defense
Market-leading financial services team helping clients navigate complex regulatory and enforcement matters across their entire life cycle
475+
Patent infringement cases in the last 5 years
1,000+
Trademark, copyright and advertising disputes globally in 2021
1,000+
Investor-side and company-side patent due diligence reviews in high-value deals and transactions
4,500+
Trademark applications filed globally for clients in 2021
6,000+
Patent applications filed globally for clients in 2021
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Why Cooley?

More than 1,300 lawyers across 19 offices in the United States, Asia and Europe


385 partners in a single-tier global partnership


A total workforce of nearly 3,000 people worldwide


Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index


Women in Law Empowerment Forum Gold Standard Certification


Law 360 Best Law Firm for Minority Partners


Mansfield Certification Plus status


The American Lawyer’s A-List


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