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Crain’s New York Names Cooley Partner a Notable Woman in Law

January 4, 2019

New York – January 4, 2019 – Crain’s New York Business has recognized Cooley partner Tanisha James on its list of Notable Women in Law. The list celebrates talented female lawyers who have impacted the New York City area in major ways while juggling distinguished careers and exceptional civic and philanthropic activities.

James’ clients regularly entrust her with guiding them through negotiations with government and private parties, responding to agency investigations and coordinating cross-jurisdictional antitrust defense strategies. Elevated to Cooley’s partnership in 2018, James advised on antitrust aspects of several major deals, including SendGrid’s $2 billion sale to Twilio and Opendoor’s $325 million Series E financing. She has received consistent acclaim for her work, earning recognition as a National Law Journal M&A/Antitrust Trailblazer and a New York Law Journal Rising Star

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