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Cooley Retains #1 Vault Rankings for Privacy & Data Security, Emerging Companies & Venture Capital

June 29, 2023

Palo Alto – June 29, 2023 – Cooley again maintained its top spot on Vault’s annual Best Law Firms for Privacy & Data Security list, as well as its Emerging Companies & Venture Capital list – a position the firm has held for five consecutive years.

Cooley’s cyber/data/privacy practice is a cross-functional, integrated team of lawyers in the US, Europe and Asia spanning the spectrum of advisory, transactional, regulatory and litigation matters involving privacy, cybersecurity and data governance.

Cooley’s emerging companies practice group works closely with startups and venture capital firms as they launch dynamic new ventures – to take them forward and beyond. The firm advises 7,000+ innovative, high-growth companies from preformation founder teams to many of the most sophisticated tech companies in the world. Cooley serves as primary fund counsel to more than 600 investment fund organizations and represents venture funds or corporate investors in 1,600+ private financings each year.

On the Vault Law 100 list, Cooley ranks #24 in overall prestige. The firm also ranks among the top 10 in other practice areas – including Intellectual Property (#5) and Corporate Law (#10). In addition, Cooley received regional Best Law Firm rankings in Northern California, Boston, Chicago, New York and Washington, DC, and in the Pacific Northwest, Mountain and Southern California regions.

Vault, which provides market intelligence on working in the legal industry and other professions, surveys thousands of full-time professionals each year. From those results, Vault ranks the top employers and internship programs by prestige, diversity, quality of life and more.

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