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Chambers USA 2022 Recognizes Cooley Lawyers + Practices

Palo Alto – June 2, 2022 – Chambers USA 2022 recognized 125 Cooley lawyers and 59 practices as leaders in their respective fields. Sixteen practices received a Band 1 ranking, and 11 practices were ranked across multiple regions. Eighteen lawyers received one or more Band 1 rankings. 

The following is a complete list of Cooley’s Chambers USA practice rankings for 2022:

Leading practices

Denotes Band 1 ranking

Nationwide
Capital Markets: Convertible Debt
Capital Markets: Equity: Issuer
Capital Markets: Equity: Manager
Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Intellectual Property
International Arbitration: Highly Regarded
International Trade: CFIUS Experts
International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions: Highly Regarded
Life Sciences
Privacy & Data Security: The Elite
Private Equity: Fund Formation
Securities: Litigation
Startups & Emerging Companies
Tax: Controversy

California
Capital Markets: Debt & Equity
Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation
Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution
Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets
Life Sciences
Litigation: General Commercial: The Elite
Litigation: Securities
Technology Transactions
Venture Capital

California: Los Angeles & Surrounds
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

California: San Diego
Corporate/M&A
Litigation: General Commercial

California: San Francisco, Silicon Valley & Surrounds
Corporate/M&A: The Elite
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

California: Southern
Tax

Colorado
Corporate/M&A
Intellectual Property

District of Columbia
Antitrust
Corporate/M&A Private Equity
Intellectual Property: Litigation
Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution
Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets
Litigation: General Commercial: Highly Regarded
Media & Entertainment: Regulatory
Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite

Massachusetts
Capital Markets
Corporate/M&A
Intellectual Property
Life Sciences
Litigation: General Commercial
Litigation: Securities
Private Equity: Venture Capital Investment
Technology

New York
Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded
Litigation: General Commercial: Highly Regarded
Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations: Highly Regarded

Northern Virginia
Corporate/M&A
Intellectual Property
Real Estate
Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use

Virginia
Litigation: General Commercial

Washington
Corporate/M&A
Intellectual Property

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Stephen Gardner  Retired Partner
Kathleen Pakenham  Business Department Chair New York
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Nicole Peppe  Partner Boston
Andrew Lustig  Partner Reston
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Matthew Pavao  Partner Boston
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Luke Cadigan  Partner Boston
Michael Coburn  Associate New York
Ivor Elrifi  Partner New York, Boston
Alan Levine  Senior Counsel New York
Ian Shapiro  Partner New York
Andrew D. Goldstein  Partner Washington, DC, New York
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Michelle L. Rogers  Partner Washington, DC
Marc Suskin  Partner New York
Rachel Thorn  Partner New York
Travis LeBlanc  Partner Washington, DC, San Francisco
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