Press Release

Vault Ranks Cooley #1 for Emerging Companies + Venture Capital

June 28, 2019

Palo Alto – June 28, 2019 – For the second year in a row, Cooley maintained its top spot as Vault’s Best Law Firm for Emerging Companies and Venture Capital.

Vault, which provides market intelligence on working in the legal and other professions, surveys thousands of full-time professionals and interns each year. From those results, Vault ranks the top employers and internship programs by prestige, diversity, quality of life and more.

Cooley advises 6,000+ innovative, high-growth companies from pre-formation founder teams to many of the most sophisticated tech companies in the world. PitchBook has ranked Cooley as the #1 most active law firm advising on VC-backed exits (M&A + IPO) and the #1 most active in the pharma & biotech and healthcare services & systems sectors. In addition, Chambers USA 2019 recognized Cooley’s emerging companies and venture capital practices with Band 1 status. The firm represents 40% of US-based companies listed in Wall Street Journal’s Billion Dollar Startup Club. Cooley clients earned four of the top five spots on Fast Company’s 2018 list of the World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies. 

Cooley underscores its commitment to fostering innovation with Cooley GO. Now in its fifth year, Cooley GO is a free resource designed to help entrepreneurs grow their business with easy-to-navigate information and document generators. 

Read Cooley’s Vault profile

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Clients partner with Cooley on transformative deals, complex IP and regulatory matters, and high-stakes litigation, where innovation meets the law. 

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