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Cooley Ranked #1 for Venture-Backed Companies in US, Globally for Q2 2023

Firm earns multiple top industry sector and regional rankings
August 17, 2023

Palo Alto – August 17, 2023 – Cooley has been named by PitchBook in its Q2 2023 Global League Tables as the #1 law firm in the US and globally for representing companies in venture capital financing deals.

The firm was also ranked first overall in five industry sectors – including pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, healthcare systems and services, healthcare devices and supplies, commercial products and services, and media – and was well positioned in several other sectors. Additionally, the firm landed atop lists for the Mid-Atlantic, South, Southeast and Great Lakes regions.

During Q2 2023, Cooley handled 206 reported venture capital financings, representing $6.2 billion of invested capital.

PitchBook is the premier data provider for the private and public equity markets, serving more than 90,000 investment professionals and business leaders.

Cooley works with 7,000+ innovative, high-growth private company clients, from newly formed companies to some of the largest and most sophisticated companies in the world, including more than 27% of US-based unicorns. Hallmarks of Cooley’s commitment to innovation include Cooley GO, a website designed with easy-to-navigate information and document generators to help entrepreneurs grow their businesses, and Cooley Protect, a resource that gives entrepreneurs and growth companies the information they need to make informed decisions about patent protection and strategy. Cooley GO also offers quarterly reports on venture capital financing trends.

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Cooley has nearly 1,400 lawyers across 18 offices in the United States, Asia and Europe, and a total workforce of more than 3,000.

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