Press Release

Cooley: #1 Most Active Global Law Firm in Venture Capital

PitchBook ranks firm top in software, pharma, biotech sectors in Q1 2018
May 9, 2018

Palo Alto – May 9, 2018 – PitchBook ranked Cooley as the #1 most active global law firm for VC deals in its Q1 2018 Global League Tables, as well as #1 most active law firm for early and late-stage deals.

The rankings confirm Cooley’s dominance in a variety of industry sectors, including #1 rankings for software, pharma and biotech, commercial services, energy, healthcare devices and supplies, IT hardware and healthcare systems and services. Additionally, aligning with Cooley’s goal of providing the highest-quality service across a range of strategic locations, PitchBook ranks the firm #1 in the US West Coast, East Coast and Mid-Atlantic regions.

Cooley works with 6,000+ innovative, high-growth private company clients. 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. Through this resource, entrepreneurs can also view Cooley's quarterly reports on venture capital financing trends.

Chambers USA recently lauded Cooley’s emerging companies practice with its highest honor, the nationwide Band 1 ranking. Other publications have also highlighted the practice. The Recorder recognized Cooley’s emerging companies practice in 2017 as part of its Departments of the Year awards, which honors firms whose lawyers worked on the biggest, most complex and trendsetting deals. Cooley was singled out for work with C3 IoT on its Series E financing, Quanergy Systems on its Series B and Intarcia Therapeutics on its Series EE.

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