Cooley Ranked #1 in Q3 2023 for Representing Global, US Venture-Backed Companies
Palo Alto – November 17, 2023 – Cooley has been named by PitchBook in its Q3 2023 Global League Tables as the #1 law firm in the US and globally for representing companies in venture capital financing deals. The firm also ranked first overall for representing late-stage companies.
In addition, the firm received top rankings in multiple industry sectors – including consumer goods and services, and, for the third consecutive quarter, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology. The firm ranked among the top three firms for deals in media, software, IT hardware, healthcare devices and supplies, and commercial products and services, and more.
Moreover, the firm landed atop PitchBook’s West Coast, New England and Mountain states regional lists.
Also in Q3 2023, Cooley ranked as the #1 law firm for representation in venture capital financings in the artificial intelligence (AI) space, based on a review of the PitchBook Platform database, which tracks deals in AI, machine learning and generative AI.*
During Q3 2023, Cooley handled 225 reported venture capital financings, representing $6.8 billion in 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 platform offering easy-to-navigate resources and document generators to help entrepreneurs grow their businesses, and Cooley Protect, a resource providing 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.
* Platform data has not been reviewed by PitchBook analysts.
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