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ABA Names Two Cooley Associates to Top Young Lawyers List

June 26, 2018

Palo Alto – June 26, 2018 – Cooley lawyers Megan Browdie and Robert Winning have earned distinction as two of the American Bar Association’s Top 40 Young Lawyers. The ranking recognizes up and coming practitioners who display high achievement, innovation, vision, leadership and public service. 

Based in Washington, DC, Browdie is a member of Cooley’s antitrust practice. She focuses on guiding transactions through merger review and representing clients before the DOJ, FTC and state antitrust authorities. Browdie has worked on antitrust aspects of several significant deals, including BroadSoft’s $1.9 billion sale to Cisco and ZELTIQ’s $2.5 billion sale to Allergan. She also sits on Cooley’s local pro bono committee and, in 2017, she received the firm’s pro bono award for her outstanding efforts throughout the year. Browdie is an active member of the ABA’s Section of Antitrust Law and is vice chair of its Federal Civil Enforcement Committee. 

Winning, who is based in Cooley’s New York office, practices in the corporate restructuring and creditors’ rights group at Cooley. He advises clients on all aspects of in- and out-of-court restructurings, reorganizations and liquidations, with an emphasis on representing distressed companies, buyers of distressed assets, and official committees of unsecured creditors appointed in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases. He has represented official committees in some of the most prominent cases in the country, including RadioShack, Claire’s, Rockport, Brookstone, Violin Memory, Atari and Frederick’s of Hollywood, among others. He is also a member of the board of directors of Commonpoint Queens, a human services organization that works with more than 50,000 community members each year at more than 40 locations throughout Queens, New York. 

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