Cooley's Metro DC Offices Named to Washington Business Journal's Best Places to Work List

Washington, DC and Reston, VA – June 1, 2012 – Cooley LLP announced today that its Washington, DC and Reston offices have been named to the Washington Business Journal's "Best Places to Work" list for 2012.  Cooley was selected as one of the 50 top workplaces in the Greater Washington area.  The firm ranked 8th in its category.

As part of the selection process, employees were asked questions on a variety of topics including team effectiveness, retention, individual contribution, manager effectiveness, trust in colleagues and senior leaders, and feeling valued. 

"At Cooley we strive to create a work environment that fosters and promotes a culture of camaraderie, shared values, and mutual respect," said Ryan Naftulin, partner in charge of Cooley's Washington, DC office. "We are absolutely thrilled to have our Mid-Atlantic offices recognized on this list."

"It's great to be recognized alongside so many of our clients in the Metro DC region," added Frank Pietrantonio, partner in charge of Cooley's Reston office. "We are committed to promoting a positive culture in the workplace."

Cooley's Reston and Washington, DC offices, with over 280 attorneys and staff, serve growth companies at all stages in their business cycles, particularly in connection with their dealings with, and opposite, the Federal Government; as well as entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and private equity funds, private and public companies in all major technology fields, financial service organizations and research institutions.

About Cooley LLP

Cooley's 650 attorneys have an entrepreneurial spirit and deep, substantive experience, and are committed to solving clients' most challenging legal matters. From small companies with big ideas to international enterprises with diverse legal needs, Cooley has the breadth of legal resources to enable companies of all sizes to seize opportunities in today's global marketplace. The firm represents clients across a broad array of dynamic industry sectors, including technology, life sciences, venture capital, clean energy, real estate and retail.

The firm has full-service offices in major business and technology centers nationwide: Palo Alto, CA, New York, NY, San Diego, CA, San Francisco, CA, Reston, VA, Broomfield, CO, Washington, DC, Boston, MA and Seattle, WA. The firm also has an office in Shanghai, China.

Related Contacts
Ryan Naftulin Partner London
Frank Pietrantonio Senior Counsel Reston