US News – Best Lawyers Names Cooley Law Firm of the Year for Venture Capital

Palo Alto – November 10, 2016 – US News – Best Lawyers named Cooley the 2017 Law Firm of the Year for venture capital law. Cooley was also named law firm of the year for Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law and received 105 first-tier practice rankings, 23 of which are national first-tier rankings. The annual survey is based on individual practice performance, client feedback and peer review.

Cooley serves as primary fund counsel to 350+ investment fund organizations and represents venture funds or corporate investors in 800+ private financings each year. In 2015, the firm advised on more than 190 fund formations, including on more than 44% of the largest US venture fund formations. With 5,000+ private company clients, Cooley’s deal volume and immersion in the venture space provides its lawyers a deep understanding of current market conditions, including terms and participants, unmatched by its competitors.

Earlier this year, Cooley was named the Top Venture Capital Practice by The Recorder.

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