We are collaborative, diverse and creative. 

We want you to join us if you’re smart, ambitious and enterprising. If you are committed to serving the most innovative companies in the world. If you’ll be dedicated to shaping Cooley's future.


We believe our success is based on a diversity of people, teams and opinions.

True commitment to workplace diversity means offering all employees the tools, training and mentoring they need to succeed. It means embracing the importance of diversity on our client teams. It enables every individual to balance work and family obligations. It is about fostering community involvement and participation in local and national diversity initiatives. It means leading by example in our profession. Cooley is an equal opportunity employer.

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Be Cooley

We strive to create an inclusive and rewarding environment that allows our people to thrive both professionally and personally.

We are proud Fortune heralds us as one of the greatest places to work.

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Pro Bono

Giving back is core to our culture and doing pro bono is a fundamental obligation of our profession.

Cooley's pro bono practice succeeds because of the dedication of our people and our teamwork. 

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Information and tips for helping you prep, follow-up – and make the crunch decision

Law Student Interview Guide
NALP Forms
Chambers Associate Profile Q&A with Charlie Kim
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
Family Care Benefits

Vision and Values

We are the counselors, strategists and advocates for today's and tomorrow's leaders of the business economy. We seek to meet the evolving needs of our clients by building a community of professionals of the highest caliber who share our vision and embrace our values.

Hiring Committee
Ryan Naftulin Partner, London
Carrie Wagner Chief Legal Talent Officer, Reston
Pat Mitchell Partner, Boston
Dean Farmer Partner, Boston
Brent Fassett Partner, Colorado
Ian Shapiro Partner, New York
Stephane Levy Partner, New York
Kevin Rooney Partner, Palo Alto
Jeffrey Karr Partner, Palo Alto
Christopher Campbell Partner, Reston
Mark Looney Partner, Reston
Mazda Antia Partner, San Diego
Ken Rollins Partner, San Diego
Jeff Gutkin Partner, San Francisco
Peter H. Werner Partner, San Francisco
Christopher B. Durbin Partner, Seattle
James Lu Partner, Shanghai
DeAnna Allen Partner, Washington, DC
Kevin King Partner, Washington, DC

Careers Contacts