Mehdi Khodadad was named a "Dealmaker of the Year."
Cooley received the Global Litigation Award in the Commercial Arbitration category.
Cooley was recognized as a "Top Firm for Diversity."
One hundred and ten Cooley lawyers were recognized in the 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a leading peer-review survey of the legal profession. Forty-six lawyers were recognized in multiple practice categories, including 30 who were honored in three or more practice areas.
The CAIR Coalition honored Chuck Charpentier as its 2015 Detained Immigrant Champion in recognition for his dedication to pro bono clients and to the long-standing partnership between Cooley and the CAIR Coalition through his service on its Legal Advisory Committee.
The State Bar of California honored a Cooley team at its 88th annual with the President's Pro Bono Service award for its work with the ACLU on the class action lawsuit Lopez-Venegas v. Johnson.
Sixty-seven Cooley attorneys were recognized as leaders in their respective fields in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. Thirteen attorneys received one or more Band 1 rankings. Seven Cooley practices received a Band 1 ranking, with 27 overall recognized as leading practices either nationally or regionally.
The Daily Journal recognized URS Corp.'s acquisition by AECOM as one of the "Ten Largest M&A Transactions of 2014." The TriNet Group, Inc., Castlight Health Inc. and Coupons.com IPOs were also recognized as three of the "Ten Largest IPOs of 2014."
The Daily Journal named the Santa Fe Pacific Pipelines case one of five "Top Appellate Reversals."
Mehdi Khodadad was named to the "Top 20 Under 40" list.
Heidi Keefe, Michael Rhodes, Steve Strauss and Dr. Nan Wu were recognized as "Leading Intellectual Property Attorneys in California."
Barbara Borden and Heidi Keefe were named "Top Women Lawyers."
Barbara Borden, Craig Dauchy, Charlie Kim and Steve Neal were named to the "Top 100" list.
DeAnna Allen was named a "Woman Worth Watching."
Cooley was named one of Fortune magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For."
Cooley was named to Fortune's "20 Great Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services" list.
Cooley was named a "Best Workplace for Millennials."
Cooley was named a "Best Workplace for Women."
Cooley ranked #20 on the list of the 50 Best Workplaces for Camaraderie.
GCR recommended Cooley's antitrust attorneys.
The Human Rights Campaign selected Cooley for the "National Ally of Justice" award.
The Human Rights Campaign awarded Cooley a perfect score on the 2016 Corporate Equality Index, a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality.
Jewish Family Services of San Diego presented Cooley with its first-ever President's Award.
Cooley's privacy practice group was named "Privacy Practice Group of the Year" for the third time in four years.
Div Gupta was named a 2015 capital markets "Rising Star."
Cooley was named one of the "100 Best Law Firms for Women."
Cooley was ranked #26 on the "100 Best Law Firms for Minority Attorneys" list.
Cooley was listed as one of the "50 Best Firms for Minority Partners."
Cooley ranked #20 on the "Top 25 Firms for Asian American Attorneys" list.
Cooley was named a "California Powerhouse."
Steve Neal was named a "Trial Ace."
Mike Rhodes was named a "Privacy MVP" for the fifth year
The Legal Aid Society recognized Scott Sukenick at its annual Pro Bono Publico Awards for his frequent volunteer work at the Legal Aid Society's Unaccompanied Minors Clinic, which helps minors fleeing violence in Central America.
Legal Week named Cooley the London Office of the Year at the British Legal Awards 2015.
Twenty of Cooley's practice areas were recognized in the Legal 500: United States 2015 Edition. In addition, eight partners were recognized as "Leading Lawyers" in their respective fields and two partners were singled out as "Leading Trial Lawyers."
Cooley was named "Trademark Prosecution Firm of the Year – West" and "Trademark Contentious Firm of the Year – West."
Jim Brogan was named "Colorado Outstanding IP Litigator of the Year."
Cooley was awarded six national rankings, twelve regional rankings, and 15 attorney "IP Stars" rankings by the 2015 edition of Managing Intellectual Property magazine's annual World IP Handbook and Survey.
Kevin Mills was recognized as a top attorney in the cable TV industry in a special report: "Counselors Who Seal the Deals in Cable."
Steve Strauss was named a 2015 Energy and Environmental "Trailblazer."
Cooley was named to the National Law Journal's "IP Hot List."
Cooley moved up 29 spots to number 36 in The Legal Times 150, the National Law Journal's annual ranking of the largest DC-metro area law firms by headcount, and made the "DC 25," a revenue ranking of the capital's biggest law firms.
Cooley was recognized by O.C. Tanner as one of the "coolest companies" to work for based in the Bay Area.
Project Homeless Connect honored Peter Burns with a Connector Award in recognition of his pro bono work for the organization.
Cooley's privacy and intellectual property litigation practices were recognized as 2015 "Litigation Departments of the Year."
Barbara Borden, Heidi Keefe and Michelle Rhyu were recognized as 2015 "Women Leaders in Tech Law."
Joe Drayton was named one of the "most influential black lawyers" in 2015.
Cooley ranked #38 on the "Top 100 Law Firms" list.
Cooley's Metro DC offices were named to the "Best Places to Work" list for the fourth consecutive year.
The Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless honored Cooley with its Outstanding Firm award.
Mike Lincoln was named a "Tech Titan" for the fourth time.
Sascha Grimm was named a "Rising Star in Law."
Cooley Go won the "People's Voice" award in the law website category.
Cooley received Gold Standard Certification by the Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF) for the fourth consecutive year.
Cooley was recognized as one of the 2015 "50 Best Law Firms for Women."
Danielle Naftulin was selected for recognition at the 31st Annual YWCA Tribute to Women awards.
Cooley was named the VC/PE Foreign Fund Raising Legal Advisor of the Year by Zero2IPO. The award is a result of Zero2IPO's China Venture Capital & Private Equity Annual Ranking Survey, which covers the most active foreign and domestic Legal Advisors operating in Mainland China.