Best Lawyers 2017 – Cooley

Palo Alto – August 15, 2016 – One hundred and nine Cooley lawyers were recognized in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a leading peer-review survey of the legal profession. Forty-five Cooley lawyers were recognized in multiple practices, including 30 who were recognized in three or more practices areas.

The following Cooley lawyers were also selected as 2017 Lawyers of the Year:

  • Frederick Baron – Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Jim Brogan –  Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • John Dwyer – Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Sonya Erickson – Venture Capital Law
  • Jim Fulton – Venture Capital Law
  • Kenn Guernsey – Venture Capital Law
  • Robert Jones – Corporate Law
  • Mike Lincoln – Venture Capital Law
  • Jim Linfield – Corporate Law
  • Anthony Stiegler – Litigation – Patent

About Cooley LLP

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.

Related Contacts
Frederick Baron  Senior Counsel Palo Alto
John C. Dwyer  Partner Palo Alto
Sonya Erickson  Partner Seattle
Jim Fulton  Partner New York
Kenneth Guernsey  Partner San Francisco, Palo Alto
Robert L. Jones  Partner Palo Alto
Mike Lincoln  Vice Chair Reston, Washington, DC
James Linfield  Senior Counsel Colorado
Tony Stiegler  Retired Partner San Diego
Jane Adams  Partner San Diego
Orion Armon  Partner Colorado
Michael Attanasio  Litigation Department Chair San Diego
Celia Goldwag Barenholtz  Retired Partner New York
Michael Basile  Partner Washington, DC
Laura Berezin  Partner Palo Alto
Barbara Borden  Partner San Diego
Matt Browne  Partner San Diego
Blain Butner  Retired Partner Washington, DC
Lesse Castleberry  Senior Counsel New York
Kay Chandler  Partner San Diego
Bill Christiansen  Partner Seattle
Tom Coll  Partner San Diego
Joe Conroy  Chairman and CEO New York
John Crittenden  Retired Partner San Francisco
John Dado  Partner Palo Alto
Scott Dailard  Partner San Diego, Washington, DC
Renee Deming  Retired Partner Palo Alto
Michelle Doolin  Partner San Diego
Robert Eisenbach  Of Counsel San Francisco
Mike Faber  Retired Partner San Francisco
John Feore  Senior Counsel Washington, DC
Koji Fukumura  Partner San Diego
Bill Galliani  Senior Counsel Palo Alto, Los Angeles
Stephen Gardner  Retired Partner
Colleen Gillis  Partner Reston
Lawrence Gottlieb  Retired Partner New York
John Hale  Partner Palo Alto
J.G. Harrington   Special Counsel Washington, DC
Matthew Hemington  Partner Palo Alto
Cathy Hershcopf  Partner New York
C. Thomas Hopkins  Partner in Charge – Los Angeles Los Angeles, San Diego
Jay Indyke  Senior Counsel New York
Craig Jacoby  Partner San Francisco
Eric Jensen  Partner Palo Alto, San Francisco
Heidi Keefe  Partner Palo Alto
J. Michael Kelly  Senior Counsel San Francisco
Mike Klisch  Partner Washington, DC
Barbara Kosacz  Senior Counsel Palo Alto
Carol Laherty  Partner Seattle
John Lavoie  Partner in Charge – Reston Reston
Alan Levine  Senior Counsel New York
Elizabeth Lewis  Senior Counsel Washington, DC, Reston
Sam Livermore  Senior Counsel San Francisco
Douglas P. Lobel  Partner Reston
John Logan  Special Counsel Washington, DC
Mark Looney  Partner Reston
Andrew Lustig  Partner Reston
Buff Miller  Senior Counsel Palo Alto
Pat Mitchell  Partner Boston, New York
Ann Mooney  Partner San Francisco
Howard Morse  Partner Washington, DC
Fred Muto  Senior Counsel San Diego
Stephen Neal  Chairman Emeritus Palo Alto
Kathleen Pakenham  Business Department Chair New York
Susan Cooper Philpot  Retired Partner San Francisco
Michael Platt  Partner in Charge – Colorado Colorado
Anna Pope  Retired Partner San Francisco
Marya Postner  Partner Palo Alto
Steve Przesmicki  Partner San Diego
Tom Reicher  Senior Counsel San Francisco
Michael Rhodes  Partner San Francisco
John Robertson  Partner in Charge – Seattle Seattle
Adam Ruttenberg  Partner Washington, DC, Reston
Marty Schenker  Partner San Francisco
William Schwartz  Partner New York
Michael Stern  Retired Partner Palo Alto
Steve Strauss  Partner San Diego
Mark Tanoury  Partner Palo Alto
Michael Tuscan  Partner in Charge – Washington, DC Washington, DC
Miguel J. Vega  Partner Boston
Erich Veitenheimer  Senior Counsel Washington, DC
Mark Weeks  Partner Palo Alto
Francis Wheeler  Partner Colorado
Mark Windfeld-Hansen  Senior Counsel Palo Alto
David Wittenstein  Senior Counsel Washington, DC
Nancy Wojtas  Senior Counsel Palo Alto