Press Release

Best Lawyers 2020 – Cooley

November 18, 2019

Palo Alto – November 18, 2019 – More than 100 Cooley lawyers have been recognized in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a peer-review survey of the legal profession in the US. Additionally, Cooley was distinguished as Firm of the Year in the technology and venture capital law categories, and nationally and regionally ranked across multiple practices. The 2020 edition was published in August and November, 2019. 

Of the 104 lawyers featured, 39 were recognized in multiple practices, including 26 who were recognized in three or more practice areas. 

The following Cooley lawyers were commended as the publication’s Lawyers of the Year:

Of Cooley's 33 nationally ranked practice areas, 18 were regarded with Tier 1 distinction:

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization
  • Biotechnology
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Land Use & Zoning 
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Litigation – Securities
  • Media
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Real Estate
  • Securities / Capital Markets
  • Securities Regulation
  • Tax
  • Technology
  • Venture Capital 

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