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

140 life sciences corporate partnering and licensing deals since 2000 with an aggregate value of $38 billion

1,000 M&A transactions for an aggregate value of $390+ billion since 2014

#1 law firm for tech and life sciences IPOs

190+ venture funds formed with $19+ billion raised in 2015

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

61 HSR filings in past 12 months with an aggregate value of $25 billion

66% of first commercial drone exemptions from the FAA secured

Counsel in 18 of the 23 largest television transactions of 2014-15

25+ television broadcast clients that own or operate 290+ television broadcast stations

400 clients across the education spectrum

Practices & Industries

2016 AmLaw IP Litigation Department of the Year Finalist

500+ patent cases over the past five years

80+ trademark and copyright litigation representations in the past five years

Top-five law firm for petitioner-side PTAB proceedings; leveraged PTAB and Alice to invalidate 25+ patents in 2015

30,000+ patent filings/prosecutions since 2011

Practices & Industries

Joe Conroy CEO, New York
Stephen Neal Chairman, Palo Alto
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, CEO

1,000+ lawyers across 13 offices in the United States, China and Europe

300+ partners in a single-tier global partnership

2,000+ people worldwide

A Fortune Best Company to Work For

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The Financial Times recognizes
Cooley’s impact on innovation

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