Cooley Represents Mandiant in its $1 Billion Acquisition by FireEye

Reston, Va. – January 6, 2014 – Cooley LLP announced today that it represented Mandiant Corporation in its acquisition by FireEye, Inc. valued at more than $1 billion.

Mandiant, based in Alexandria, Virginia, is a leader in security incident response management solutions. It provides products, professional services and education to Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, government agencies, domestic and foreign police departments and the world's leading law firms.
 
Cooley has been general outside corporate counsel to Mandiant for many years, advising the company on strategic matters, financings and real estate matters. The Cooley team on the FireEye transaction included M&A partners Mike Lincoln and Jamie Leigh and associates Ben Beerle, Robin Bennett, Jonathan Duckles, Derek Colla and Robert Lynn. Critical support for the transaction was provided by partner Mike Faber and associate Jonathan Rivinus (tax); partner Jackie Grise and associate Tanisha James (antitrust); partner Dave Walsh and associate Keith Ranta (compensation & benefits); associate Andrew Turnbull (employment); partner Adam Ruttenberg and associates J.D. Moss and Adrienne Prentice (technology transactions); partner Kevin King, special counsel Dave Fletcher and associate Chris Kimball (government contracts); and partner Danish Hamid (FCPA/international anti-corruption).

View the company press release here.

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Mike Lincoln Business Department Chair, Reston
David Walsh Partner, Reston
Adam Ruttenberg Partner, Washington, DC
Christopher Kimball Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Derek Colla Partner, Washington, DC
Jonathan Rivinus Associate, Colorado
Jacqueline Grise Partner, Washington, DC
Tanisha A. James Partner, New York
Keith Ranta Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Jamie Leigh Partner, San Francisco
Mike Faber Senior Counsel, San Francisco
Ben Beerle Partner, San Francisco