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Cooley Ranked Top Firm for Representing US and Global Companies in Venture Financing

Firm leads across categories in PitchBook’s Q1 2022 Global League Tables

Palo Alto – May 24, 2022 – Cooley has again been ranked the #1 firm for representing US and global companies in venture financing by PitchBook in its Q1 2022 Global League Tables.

PitchBook also ranked the firm as a leader across numerous other categories, including as the second-most active law firm in the US and globally for our representation of investors in VC deals, and in overall venture deal count. In addition, Cooley was ranked highly for activity in all sectors and US regions, and across early- and late-stage deals.

Cooley continues to surpass its own records in terms of VC deal volume. For example, in Q1, the firm handled 391 disclosable deals, representing $24.2 billion of invested capital, which was the firm’s third-highest deal volume in history.

Moreover, in PitchBook’s 2021 Annual Global League Tables, Cooley achieved the top spot globally and in the US for representation of companies in VC transactions. The firm also was credited as the second-most active law firm in the US and globally for our representation of investors in VC deals, and in overall venture deal count, for all of 2021.

Cooley works with 7,000+ innovative, high-growth private company clients, from preformation founder teams to many of the largest and most sophisticated companies in the world, including more than 35% of US-based unicorns. Hallmarks of Cooley’s commitment to innovation include Cooley GO, a resource designed to help entrepreneurs grow their business with easy-to-navigate information and document generators, and Cooley Protect, which gives entrepreneurs and growth companies the information they need to make informed decisions about patent protection and strategy. Additionally, through Cooley GO, entrepreneurs can view Cooley’s quarterly reports on VC financing trends.

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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.

Cooley has 1,500 lawyers across 17 offices in the United States, Asia and Europe.

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