Press Release

Cooley: #1 Law Firm for VC Financings in Q1 2016

April 11, 2016

Palo Alto – April 11, 2016 – Cooley ranked as the #1 most active law firm for advising on both early and late-stage VC financings in Pitchbook’s Q1 Venture Industry Report for 2016.

Cooley was previously recognized by Pitchbook as the #1 most active law firm on both early and late-stage VC financings for Q4 2015 and #1 most active law firm advising on VC-backed exits (M&A + IPO) for full year 2015. 

Cooley advises investors and companies on more than 800 financings annually. Cooley’s client base includes more than 5000 emerging companies, including 35% of US-based companies on the Wall Street Journal's Billion Dollar Startup Club, including The Honest Company, Jawbone and SpaceX. 

One of the hallmarks of Cooley’s commitment to innovation is Cooley GO, a free resource designed to help entrepreneurs grow their business with easy to navigate information and document generators. Cooley's interactive quarterly reports on venture capital financing trends appear on Cooley GO along with a wide range of practical thought leadership. 

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Clients partner with Cooley on transformative deals, complex IP and regulatory matters, and high-stakes litigation, where innovation meets the law. 

Cooley has 900 lawyers across 12 offices in the United States, China and Europe.

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