Press Release

The Legal 500 US 2022 Highlights Cooley

June 17, 2022

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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