Press Release

Cooley Elects 21 New Partners as of January 1, 2024

November 27, 2023

New York – November 27, 2023 – Cooley is pleased to announce that 21 lawyers have been elected to the firm’s partnership, effective January 1, 2024.

“Based across eight locations, these exceptional and dedicated practitioners possess a breadth of skills and knowledge that will greatly benefit the partnership,” said Joe Conroy, Cooley’s chairman and CEO. “These next-generation lawyers embody Cooley’s unique and special culture and will help to propel the firm’s continued growth and success.”

2024 partnership class

Partner Location, practice
Ariane Andrade Chicago, Compensation & Benefits
Colleen Badgley Seattle, Emerging Companies & Venture Capital
Julia Boesch San Francisco, Public Companies
Caitlin Courtney Palo Alto, Technology Transactions
Jon Cousin Washington, DC, Patent Counseling & Prosecutionn
Adam Fleisher Washington, DC, Financial Services Regulatory
Brian French New York, Business Litigation
Annie Froehlich Washington, DC, Export Controls & Economic Sanctions
Danielle Gershowitz New York, Emerging Companies & Venture Capital
Austin Holt Los Angeles – Santa Monica, Compensation & Benefits
Joanna Liebes Hubberts San Diego, Patent Counseling & Prosecution
Katelyn Kimber Washington, DC, Fund Formation
Alexandra Leeper Palo Alto, Intellectual Property Litigation
Izzy Lubarsky New York, Mergers & Acquisitions
Carly Mitchell Washington, DC, Employment & Labor
Kate Nichols Palo Alto, Emerging Companies & Venture Capital
Miriam Petrillo Chicago, Employment & Labor
Darah Protas Washington, DC, Capital Markets
Jennifer Raab Palo Alto, Life Sciences Corporate Partnering & Licensing
Lauren Reichardt New York, Business Restructuring & Reorganization
Elizabeth Skey Palo Alto, Securities Litigation + Enforcement

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