Press Release

Cooley Wins Multiple LMG Life Sciences EMEA Awards

Firm shortlisted in five practice areas
May 20, 2024

London – May 20, 2024 – Cooley’s life sciences practice received multiple LMG Life Sciences EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) Awards at a ceremony in London on May 16. Firmwide, the team was recognized as Venture Capital Firm of the Year, while associate Mark Jones was honored individually as a Financial Rising Star.

The firm’s work on behalf of clients was noted in four Impact Deals of the Year, as based on representations of:

The firm also was shortlisted for recognition as Corporate Firm of the Year, Licensing & Collaboration Firm of the Year, M&A Firm of the Year, Patent Litigation Firm of the Year: Biotech and Regulatory Firm of the Year.

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LMG Life Sciences produces one of the most respected awards programs for life sciences practitioners and firms in the US, Canada, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Winners are determined through a rigorous research process that aims to survey excellent legal service over a 12-month period. Covered in the award categories are four key practice areas – financial and corporate, regulatory, intellectual property (IP), and non-IP litigation and enforcement.

Cooley is a top law firm for emerging and mature life sciences companies, nearly 2,500 public and private life sciences clients worldwide, including almost 50% of the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index. Clients include innovative biotech and specialty pharmaceutical companies at the forefront of new technologies, including cell and gene therapies, artificial intelligence-led drug discovery and new vaccine technologies. Cooley was recently named Law360’s Life Sciences Practice Group of the Year and has been the #1 venture capital law firm for biotech and pharma venture financings for the last decade (PitchBook). Cooley also is the #1 firm for issuer-side life sciences IPOs (Deal Point Data) – a title held since 2000. LMG Life Sciences previously named Cooley Corporate Firm of the Year and M&A Firm of the Year in 2023, and Licensing & Collaboration Firm of the Year in 2022.

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