Press Release

Cooley: Law Firm of the Year for Technology and Venture Capital

November 3, 2017

Palo Alto – November 3, 2017 – U.S. News – Best Lawyers named Cooley the 2018 Law Firm of the Year for technology and venture capital. This marks the second consecutive year Cooley has received the VC distinction and the third time it has received the accolade for tech. Cooley also received 105 first-tier practice rankings, 23 of which are national first-tier rankings. 

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers rankings consider individual practice performance, client feedback, peer review and general data that speaks to the strengths of a law firm’s practice areas. Cooley solidified its eligibility for these awards in August with 105 lawyers named to the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, 16 of which were further highlighted as the publication’s Lawyers of the Year. 

Cooley has represented innovative tech companies and venture capitalists for generations. In 1958, Cooley formed the first VC limited partnership in the western US and has since been working with entrepreneurs at all levels of company growth. In addition, Cooley serves as primary fund counsel to 350+ investment fund organizations, with global prominence in fund formation. The firm advises investors and companies on 800+ financings annually. In August, Pitchbook ranked Cooley the #1 VC firm in the US and, in September, The Recorder recognized Cooley’s VC practice as a Department of the Year

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