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40% of the companies on the Wall Street Journal’s Billion Dollar Startup Club list use Cooley


480+ life sciences corporate partnering and licensing deals since 2010


1,000+ M&A transactions for an aggregate value of $465+ billion since 2019


#1 law firm for tech and life sciences IPOs


370+ funds formed with $34+ billion raised in 2020

Practices & Industries

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


6x Law360 privacy group of the year; 2x Recorder privacy litigation department of the year


2017 American Lawyer Litigation Department of the Year: Honorable Mention

Practices & Industries

100+ HSR filings in 2018 with an aggregate value of $45 billion


Leading team counsels on extensive scope of health care regulatory issues and defends companies in regulatory investigations


Counsel in 60+ broadcast television transactions over the last five years


Represent 25+ television group owners that own or operate 375+ television broadcast stations


400+ clients across the education spectrum

Practices & Industries

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


Practices & Industries

Joe Conroy  Chairman and CEO, New York
In a world increasingly dominated by tech, we are perfectly positioned. We have a well-defined brand and the momentum needed to keep rising. — Joe Conroy, Chairman and CEO

1,500 lawyers across 18 offices in the United States, Asia and Europe


385 partners in a single-tier global partnership


3,300 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