Where innovation meets the law


  • Corporate
  • Litigation
  • Regulatory
  • Intellectual Property

35% 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 deals since 2010 with an aggregate value of $293+ billion

#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

7 members of the American College of Trial Lawyers

Most active securities litigation defense practice in the US in 2015

4x Law360 privacy group of the year; advised on 25+ data security incidents in 2015

2015 American Lawyer Global Dispute of the Year: Commercial Arbitration

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

900 lawyers across 12 offices in the United States, China and Europe

300 partners in a single-tier global partnership

2000 people worldwide

A Fortune Best Company to Work For

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Clients Include
  • BioMarin
  • CenturyLink
  • eBay
  • Facebook
  • Gilead
  • Google
  • Horizon Pharma
  • Kinder Morgan
  • Pure Storage
  • Qualcomm
  • ServiceNow
  • SpaceX
  • Uber
  • Walmart.com