Cooley Named Law Firm of the Year for Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity by US News - Best Lawyers

Palo Alto – November 14, 2016 – US News – Best Lawyers named Cooley the 2017 Law Firm of the Year for Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity law. Cooley was also named law firm of the year for Venture Capital 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 represents numerous private and growth equity sponsor clients. The firm also serves as primary fund counsel to 350+ venture, growth and private equity fund organizations – and advised on more than 190 fund formations in 2015.

Cooley has unparalleled knowledge of target and portfolio company business because we represent 5,000+ private company clients and 500+ public company clients in technology, healthcare and other high-growth sectors. The firm has advised on 1,000+ M&A transactions since 2010 with an aggregate value of more than $293 billion. 

In May 2016, Cooley bolstered its M&A and private equity capabilities with the arrival of Ron Hopkinson from Cadwalader in New York, Eric Schwartzman from Weil Gotshal in Palo Alto and Stephen Rosen from Olswang in London. 

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
Ron Hopkinson Partner, New York
Eric Schwartzman Partner, San Francisco
Stephen Rosen Partner, London