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The Legal 500 US 2022 Highlights Cooley

Palo Alto – June 17, 2022 – The Legal 500 United States 2022 edition recognized 33 Cooley practice areas and recommended Cooley as a top-tier firm for capital markets: equity offerings; cyber law; healthcare: life sciences; technology transactions; and venture capital and emerging companies.

More than 115 Cooley lawyers were recommended in the guide’s 2022 US edition, with 15 recognized as leading lawyers in their respective fields, six noted in the hall of fame, and seven others recognized as next-generation partners or rising stars.

The following Cooley practices were highlighted:

Recommended practice groups

(Red color denotes tier 1 ranking)

  • Capital markets: debt offerings: advice to issuers
  • Capital markets: equity offerings: advice to issuers
  • Capital markets: equity offerings: advice to managers
  • Capital markets: global offerings: advice to issuers
  • Capital markets: global offerings: advice to underwriters
  • Commercial lending: advice to borrowers
  • Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense: advice to corporates
  • Cyber law (including data privacy and data protection)
  • Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: transactional
  • Fintech
  • General commercial disputes
  • Healthcare: life sciences
  • International arbitration
  • International tax
  • Land use/zoning
  • Leading trial lawyers
  • M&A: middle-market ($500M-999M)
  • Merger control
  • Patents: litigation (full coverage)
  • Patents: prosecution (including re-examination and post-grant proceedings)
  • Private equity funds (including venture capital)
  • Product liability, mass tort and class action – defense: consumer products (including tobacco)
  • Real estate
  • Securities litigation: defense
  • Technology transactions
  • Telecoms and broadcast: regulatory
  • Trade secrets (litigation and non-contentious matters)
  • Trademarks: litigation
  • Trademarks: non-contentious (including prosecution, portfolio management and licensing)
  • Transport: aviation and air travel – litigation and regulation
  • US Taxes: contentious
  • US Taxes: non-contentious
  • Venture capital and emerging companies
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Laurie Bauer  Partner Chicago
Shamis Beckley  Partner Boston
Ben Beerle  Partner San Francisco
Keith Berets  Partner Colorado
Laura Berezin  Partner Palo Alto
Eric Blanchard  Partner New York
Barbara Borden  Partner San Diego
Matthew Brigham  Partner Palo Alto
Megan Browdie  Partner Washington, DC
Matt Browne  Partner San Diego
Russell Capone  Partner New York
Kay Chandler  Partner San Diego
Bill Christiansen  Partner Seattle
Susan Piascik Christoff  Special Counsel Washington, DC
John Clendenin  Partner Palo Alto
John Dado  Partner Palo Alto
Jonathan Davies  Partner Washington, DC
Adam Dinow  Partner New York
Eric Doherty  Partner San Francisco
Michelle Doolin  Partner San Diego
Joseph Drayton  Partner New York
Angela Dunning  Partner Palo Alto
John C. Dwyer  Partner Palo Alto
Ivor Elrifi  Partner New York, Boston
Parker Erkmann  Special Counsel Washington, DC
D. Jason File  Associate New York
Koji Fukumura  Partner San Diego
Adam Gershenson  Partner Boston
Bobby Ghajar  Partner Los Angeles
Patrick Gibbs  Partner Palo Alto
Colleen Gillis  Partner Reston
Richard E. Ginsberg  Partner Chicago
Todd Gluth  Partner San Diego
Andrew D. Goldstein  Partner Washington, DC, New York
Shane Goudey  Partner Palo Alto
TJ Graham  Partner Palo Alto
Jon Graves  Senior Counsel Reston
Jacqueline Grise  Partner Washington, DC
Gregory S. Grossman  Partner Chicago
Patrick Gunn  Partner in Charge – San Francisco San Francisco
Div Gupta  Partner New York
Charles Haley  Partner Palo Alto
Kathleen R. Hartnett  Partner San Francisco
John H. Hemann  Partner San Francisco
Kate Hillier  Partner Seattle, Palo Alto
Chris Holly  Partner Washington, DC
Matt Howsare  Special Counsel Washington, DC
Brendan Hughes  Partner Washington, DC
Len Jacoby  Partner New York
Eric Jensen  Partner Palo Alto, San Francisco
Heidi Keefe  Partner Palo Alto
Charlie Kim  Partner San Diego, Los Angeles
Yoon-jee Kim  Associate New York
Kenneth Krisko  Partner Reston, Boston
Sale Kwon  Partner Palo Alto
John Lavoie  Partner in Charge – Reston Reston
Travis LeBlanc  Partner Washington, DC, San Francisco
Alexander Lee  Partner Los Angeles
Randall R. Lee  Partner Los Angeles
Jamie Leigh  Partner San Francisco
Stephane Levy  Partner New York
Mike Lincoln  Vice Chair Reston, Washington, DC
Douglas P. Lobel  Partner Reston
Mark Looney  Partner Reston
David Navetta  Partner Colorado
Mischi a Marca  Partner San Francisco
Eileen Marshall  Partner Washington, DC, Palo Alto
Mika Reiner Mayer  Partner Palo Alto
Erik Milch  Partner Reston
Howard Morse  Partner Washington, DC
Sonia Nath  Partner Washington, DC
William O'Connor  Partner San Diego
John Paul Oleksiuk  Partner New York, Los Angeles
Anne Peck  Partner Palo Alto, San Diego
David Peinsipp  Partner San Francisco, Palo Alto
Adam Pivovar  Partner Washington, DC
Christian Plaza  Partner Reston, Boston
Marya Postner  Partner Palo Alto
Rachel Proffitt  Partner San Francisco
Michael Rhodes  Partner San Francisco
Tracy Rubin  Partner Palo Alto
Adam Ruttenberg  Partner Washington, DC, Reston
Jason Savich  Partner San Francisco
William Schwartz  Partner New York
Richard Segal  Partner New York
Ian Shapiro  Partner New York
Lei Shen  Partner Chicago
Michael Sheetz  Partner Boston
Jordan Silber  Partner San Francisco, Shanghai
Shawn N. Skolky  Associate Washington, DC
Stephen Smith  Partner Washington, DC, Reston
Whitty Somvichian  Partner San Francisco
Steve Strauss  Partner San Diego
Sanya Sukduang  Partner Washington, DC
Marc Suskin  Partner New York
Mark Tanoury  Partner Palo Alto
Rachel Thorn  Partner New York
Michael Tollini  Partner Washington, DC, New York
Michael C. Tu  Partner Los Angeles
Aaron Velli  Partner Washington, DC
Peter H. Werner  Partner San Francisco
Adriana Wirtz  Partner New York
Charlie Wood  Associate Washington, DC