Press Release

The Legal 500 US 2023 Highlights Cooley

July 12, 2023

Palo Alto – July 12, 2023 The Legal 500 United States 2023 edition recognized Cooley in 38 practice areas and again recommended Cooley as a top-tier firm for capital markets: equity offerings; cyber law; healthcare: life sciences; M&A; technology transactions; and venture capital and emerging companies.

The Legal 500’s 2023 US edition recommended 140 Cooley lawyers, with 19 recognized as leading lawyers in their respective fields, five noted in the hall of fame, and six 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
  • Civil litigation/class action: defense
  • Commercial lending: advice to borrowers
  • Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense: advice to corporates
  • Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense: advice to individuals
  • Customs, export controls and economic sanctions
  • Cyber law (including data privacy and data protection)
  • Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: transactional
  • Financial services regulation: Consumer finance
  • 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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