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Vault Ranks Cooley #1 for Privacy & Data Security, Emerging Companies & Venture Capital

Firm also #1 on Vault’s list of Best Law Firms in Northern California
July 26, 2021

Palo Alto – July 26, 2021 – Cooley earned the top spot on Vault’s Best Law Firms for Privacy & Data Security list, as well as its Emerging Companies & Venture Capital list. The firm moved up one spot from the previous year in the former category and maintained its position since 2019 in the latter. Cooley also topped Vault’s list of Best Law Firms in Northern California.

Vault, which provides market intelligence on working in the legal industry 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.

On the Vault Law 100 list, Cooley ranks #24. In addition, the firm is ranked among the top 25 across other practice areas, including Intellectual Property (#5), General Corporate (#9), Clean Tech/Renewable Energy (#10), Securities/Capital Markets (#11), M&A (#12), Private Equity (#15) and Products Liability (#25). Cooley also received regional Best Law Firm rankings in Boston, New York, Washington, DC, and the Pacific Northwest, Mountain and Southern California regions.

Cooley’s cyber/data/privacy practice is a cross-functional, integrated team of lawyers in the US, Europe and Asia spanning the spectrum of advisory, transactional, regulatory and litigation matters involving privacy, cybersecurity and data governance.

Cooley’s emerging companies and venture capital practice groups work closely with startups and VC firms as they launch dynamic new ventures – and take them forward and beyond. The firm advises 6,000+ innovative, high-growth companies from preformation founder teams to many of the most sophisticated tech companies in the world. Cooley serves as primary fund counsel to 500+ investment fund organizations, and represents venture funds or corporate investors in 1,300+ private financings each year.

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