Press Release

Cooley Elects 18 New Partners for January 1, 2023

November 28, 2022

New York – November 28, 2022 – Eighteen Cooley lawyers have been elected to the firm’s partnership, effective January 1, 2023.

“Based in 10 locations, from Hong Kong to London and across the US, this group of elite and passionate practitioners exhibits a breadth of talent and skill that will contribute powerfully to the partnership,” said Joe Conroy, Cooley’s chairman and chief executive officer. “They represent the best of Cooley, and their leadership and commitment will support the firm’s continued growth and success.”

2023 partnership class

Partner Location, practice
Tamim Bazzi New York, emerging companies & venture capital
Bram G. Couvreur Los Angeles – Santa Monica, mergers & acquisitions
Brett De Jarnette Palo Alto, securities litigation
Ellie Guadiana Los Angeles – Santa Monica, debt finance
Matt Howsare Washington, DC, business litigation
Katie Kazem Reston, public companies
Kaitland Kennelly New York, business litigation
Michael McMahon Boston, business litigation
Roy Moran New York, emerging companies & venture capital
Elizabeth Reese San Francisco, fund formation
Bill Roegge New York, mergers & acquisitions
Ariel Rom New York, emerging companies & venture capital
Matthew Schwee Reston, emerging companies & venture capital
Timothy Shapiro Palo Alto, tax
Nicola Squire London, compensation & benefits
Logan Tiari Los Angeles – Downtown, public companies
Kyle Wong San Francisco, business litigation
Jie Zhang Hong Kong, capital markets

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