Press Release

Cooley Elects 28 New Partners for January 1, 2022

November 29, 2021

New York – November 29, 2021 – Twenty-eight Cooley lawyers have been elected to the firm's partnership, effective January 1, 2022.

"The achievements of these 28 talented and committed individuals are indicative of these extraordinary times for Cooley as we deliver on our goal to be the great law firm of the next generation," Joe Conroy, Cooley’s chairman and chief executive officer, said. "Based in Asia, Europe and across the US, these exceptional practitioners embody Cooley’s distinct culture, and will contribute powerfully to the firm’s continued growth, development and leadership over the years ahead."

2022 partnership class

Partner Location, practice
David Ambler
Palo Alto, general corporate
Mark Ballantyne Reston, public companies
Tijana Brien
Palo Alto, business litigation
Peter Byrne
New York, public companies
Dena Chen Palo Alto, IP litigation
Steven Dunst Los Angeles, emerging companies & venture capital
Ross Eberly Los Angeles, employment & labor
Rachel Goddard Chicago, fund formation
Tom Goodman London, emerging companies & venture capital
Winston Gu Chicago, emerging companies & venture capital
Andrew Harline Shanghai, general corporate
Natalie Karam Palo Alto, general corporate
Rishab Kumar Palo Alto, mergers & acquisitions
Cindy Lovering San Diego, debt finance
Jimmy Matteucci Palo Alto, fund formation
Sepideh Mousakhani Palo Alto, general corporate
Mike Nelson Colorado, emerging companies & venture capital
Daniel Paramés San Francisco, emerging companies & venture capital
Rowook Park San Diego, mergers & acquisitions
Carlos Ramirez San Diego, general corporate
Aarti Reddy San Francisco, business litigation 
Madhuri Roy Palo Alto, patent counseling & prosecution
Geoffrey Spolyar Boston, life sciences corporate partnering & licensing
Claire Temple London, business litigation
Craig TenBroeck San Diego, securities litigation + enforcement
Courtney Thorne Boston, public companies
Denny Won San Francisco, capital markets
Milson Yu Palo Alto, general corporate

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