Cooley Practices Recognized in Legal 500: United States 2014 Client Guide

Palo Alto – July 2, 2014 – Cooley LLP announced today that 19 of its practice groups were recognized in the Legal 500: United States 2014 Edition. In addition, seven partners were recognized as "Leading Lawyers" in their respective fields and seven partners were singled out as "Leading Trial Lawyers."

The Legal 500: United States 2014 Edition singled-out the following Cooley attorneys and practices:

Leading Lawyers

Barbara Borden
Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts - M&A - Middle-Market ($500m-999m)
John Crittenden
Intellectual Property - Trademarks: Litigation
Jim Fulton
Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts - Venture Capital and Emerging Companies
Barbara Kosacz
Industry Focus - Healthcare: Life Sciences
Fred Muto
Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts - Venture Capital and Emerging Companies
Adam Ruttenberg
Media, Technology and Telecoms - Technology Transactions
Mark Tanoury
Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts – Venture Capital and Emerging Companies

Leading Trial Lawyers

Michael Attanasio Jonathan Bach Thomas Friel Stephen Neal Michael Rhodes William Schwartz Steve Strauss

Recommended Practice Groups

  • Industry Focus – Energy: Renewable/ Alternative
  • Industry Focus – Healthcare: Life Sciences
  • Intellectual Property – Patent Litigation: Full Coverage 
  • Intellectual Property – Trademarks: Litigation 
  • Intellectual Property – Trademarks: Non-Contentious (Full Coverage) 
  • Investment Fund Formation and Management – Private Equity Funds
  • Litigation – Leading Trial Lawyers 
  • Litigation – Securities: Shareholder Litigation
  • Litigation – White Collar Criminal Defense 
  • Media, Technology and Telecoms – Data Protection and Privacy
  • Media, Technology and Telecoms – Technology - Transactions * 
  • Media, Technology and Telecoms – Telecoms and Broadcast – Regulatory 
  • Media, Technology and Telecoms – Telecoms and Broadcast – Transactional 
  • Media, Acquisitions and Buyouts – M&A – Middle-Market ($500m-999m)
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts – Venture Capital and Emerging Companies *
  • Real Estate and Construction – Land Use/Zoning 
  • Real Estate and Construction – Real Estate
  • Tax – Domestic Tax: West Coast
  • Tax – Controversy

* Indicates Top Tier

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Related Contacts
Fred Muto Senior Counsel, San Diego
Mark Tanoury Partner, Palo Alto
John Crittenden Senior Counsel, San Francisco
Michael Rhodes Partner, San Francisco
Stephen Neal Chairman, Palo Alto
Barbara Borden Partner, San Diego
Barbara Kosacz Partner, Palo Alto
Jim Fulton Partner, New York
Adam Ruttenberg Partner, Washington, DC
Michael Attanasio Litigation Department Chair, San Diego
Steve Strauss Partner, San Diego
William Schwartz Partner, New York