Our relationships and experience in the technology and venture capital communities, combined with our insight into US and Israeli technology and financial markets, contribute to our clients' success.

Why Cooley

Our Israel practice supports the prominence of Israeli technology, the dynamic growth of venture capital in Israeli companies and the success of Israeli companies in accessing US capital market

We counsel Israeli companies and VCs investing in Israeli enterprises across a wide range of industries, including tech, fintech, cleantech, semiconductors, software, Internet infrastructure, WiFi,optical networks, wireless communications, pharmaceuticals, biotech and medical devices

We represent global investment banks underwriting securities of Israeli-based companies in US capital markets transactions on NASDAQ and the NYSE, including IPOs and follow-on  offerings

We work closely with leading  Israeli law firms , accounting firms and venture capital firms, and are intimately familiar with the legal and business opportunities and challenges presented by US-Israeli VC, PE, M&A and capital markets transactions, including specifically tax and IP matters

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Capital Markets Practice Group of the Year

- Law 360 (2018, 2016)

Cooley handles the lifecycle of emerging companies – it has a genuine focus on startups and early-stage companies, with regular instructions to advise on company formations.

Legal 500


  • 7,000+ innovative, high-growth private company clients
  • 1,700+ VC financings annually, with an equal split between investor and company representation
  • #1 law firm representing VC-backed companies going public for the last 15 years
  • IPO Vital Signs and Pitchbook: #1 firm for VC-backed IPOs for the last decade
  • Represent 40% of companies listed in Wall Street Journal Billion Dollar Startup Club
  • Represent more than 50% of the 25 Most Valuable VC-Backed Companies in the US (PitchBook)Represent 1,200+ publicly traded companies and serve as principal corporate governance and securities counsel for 175+ publicly traded companies
  • Represented funds in 250+ closings and raising over $27.5 billion in capital commitments (2018)
  • US News Best Law Firms: Three time Law Firm of the Year for Technology Law (2014, 2016, 2018)