Where Innovation Meets the Law


Life sciences corporate partnering and licensing deals since 2010
Funds with closings totaling $79B+ in committed capital since 2022
Law firm for tech and life sciences IPOs
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
Filings for 268 deals since 2021, with an aggregate value of $230+ million
Television group clients that own or operate 500+ television broadcast stations
Clients across the education spectrum
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
Patent infringement cases in the last 5 years
Trademark, copyright and advertising disputes globally in 2021
Investor-side and company-side patent due diligence reviews in high-value deals and transactions
Trademark applications filed globally for clients in 2021
Patent applications filed globally for clients in 2021
Picture of Rachel Proffitt, Cooley LLP's first female CEO

Why Cooley?

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

380 partners in a single-tier global partnership


A total workforce of more than 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

View practices & industries