Press Release

Cooley Welcomes New Chief Operating Officer Victor Nuñez

January 8, 2024

New York – January 8, 2024 – Cooley announced today that Victor Nuñez has joined the firm as chief operating officer. Based in New York, Nuñez will be responsible for overseeing business operations for Cooley on a global basis.

“Victor’s deep operations experience will be invaluable as we continue to enhance the firm’s internal infrastructure to support and propel future growth,” said Cooley CEO Rachel Proffitt. “Victor shares the unique Cooley spirit that makes our firm special, and he will be a tremendous addition to the leadership team. We are delighted to welcome him to Cooley.”

Nuñez has nearly 20 years of experience in professional services operations at law firms and financial services organizations. He joins Cooley from Fried Frank, where he was responsible for the firm’s global operations. Prior to that, Nuñez served as the global chief financial officer of Norton Rose Fulbright, as COO for the Americas at White & Case, and as part of the global financial services group at American Express.

“Cooley is an exceptional firm with a distinctive culture that is incredibly attractive and compelling,” Nuñez said. “I look forward to partnering with our lawyers and business professionals to drive operational excellence and provide the highest level of service to our cutting-edge clients and practices around the world.”

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