Where innovation meets the law


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  • 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 transactions for an aggregate value of $340+ billion since 2012

#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

Seven members of the American College of Trial Lawyers

Most active securities litigation defense practice in the US in 2015

5x Law360 privacy group of the year; advised on 25+ data security incidents in 2016

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 13 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