Cooley's Metro DC Offices Named to Washington Business Journal's "Best Places to Work List" for 2nd Consecutive Year

Cooley LLP
Washington, DC – March 22, 2013 –
Cooley LLP announced today that its Washington, DC and Reston, VA offices have been named to the Washington Business Journal's "Best Places to Work" list for 2013, marking the second consecutive year that the Cooley offices have received this distinction. The list identifies the top workplaces in the Metro DC area.

"It's a real honor to be recognized as a best place to work for the second year in a row," said Ryan Naftulin, partner-in-charge of Cooley's Washington, DC office. "We just moved to stunning new offices on Pennsylvania Avenue, have grown our attorney headcount by 50% in the last two years, and are really feeling great momentum here."

"Culture is one of the most meaningful words to us all at Cooley, and we are consistently striving to preserve it by maintaining a work environment that fosters camaraderie and teamwork," said Frank Pietrantonio, partner-in-charge of Cooley's Reston office. "We appreciate the recognition from the Washington Business Journal."

Cooley's 300-strong Metro DC offices work closely together, at the intersection of innovation and regulation, offering destination practices to the firm's core client base of highly innovative, disruptive and high-growth companies in sectors including technology, digital media, health care and life sciences.

View the full list of "Best Places to Work" here.

About Cooley LLP

Cooley's 700 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 eleven major business and technology centers: Boston, MA; Broomfield, CO; Los Angeles, CA; New York, NY; Palo Alto, CA; Reston, VA; San Diego, CA; San Francisco, CA; Seattle, WA; Washington, DC; and Shanghai, China.

Related Contacts
Ryan Naftulin Partner London
Frank Pietrantonio Senior Counsel Reston