Press Release

Chambers FinTech Recognizes Cooley in 2022 Rankings

December 22, 2021

Palo Alto – December 22, 2021 – Chambers FinTech 2022 has recognized Cooley in two categories for the US – FinTech Legal and FinTech Legal: Payments & Lending. Additionally, Cooley partners Obrea Poindexter, Sean Ruff, Patrick Van Eecke and Guadalupe Sampedro were individually ranked in their respective practices and regions. The following is a complete list of Cooley’s Chambers FinTech rankings for 2022.

Leading practices

FinTech Legal
FinTech Legal: Payments & Lending

Ranked practitioners

Obrea Poindexter USA: FinTech Legal: Payments & Lending
Sean Ruff USA: FinTech Legal: Payments & Lending
Patrick Van Eecke Belgium: FinTech Legal
Guadalupe Sampedro London: FinTech Legal

“We’re proud to be included on Chambers’ fintech rankings, highlighting our team’s unmatched practical experience in guiding technology companies through all stages of growth,” said partner Obrea Poindexter, who leads Cooley’s financial services regulatory practice alongside Sean Ruff. “We share this recognition with our first-class clients who entrust us to understand the ins and outs of their business, their concerns, and short- and long-term objectives so we may protect their innovations.”

Cooley is experienced in working with fintech companies across a variety of industry segments, including peer-to-peer and alternative lending, digital currency and blockchain technology, mobile and online payments and investment tools. The firm’s cross-disciplinary support for fintech companies runs the full legal spectrum – from corporate formation, venture and private equity financing, mergers and acquisitions, and public offerings to regulatory counseling, intellectual property protection, privacy and data security, employment, and severance matters and litigation. The team serves as trusted advisers and uses their deep understanding of the legal, business and regulatory issues facing disruptive industries to help clients launch innovative products and services. Cooley’s global practice has an established presence in the fintech epicenters of London, New York, San Francisco and Silicon Valley.

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