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Cooley Retains #1 Vault Rankings for Privacy & Data Security, Emerging Companies & Venture Capital

June 20, 2024

Palo Alto – June 20, 2024 – For the fourth consecutive year, Cooley earned the top spot on Vault’s annual ranking of Best Law Firms for Privacy & Data Security. The firm also maintained its #1 ranking in the Best Law Firms for Emerging Companies & Venture Capital list – a position Cooley has held for six consecutive years.

On the Vault Law 100 list, Cooley ranks #24 in overall prestige. The firm also ranked fifth for its Intellectual Property and ninth for Clean Tech/Renewable Energy.

Vault’s regional rankings listed Cooley in the top five in three regions – Northern California, the Pacific Northwest, and Mountain States – in addition to rankings in Boston, Southern California, Chicago, New York and Washington, DC.

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Cooley’s cyber/data/privacy practice is a cross-functional, integrated team of lawyers in the US, Europe and Asia spanning the spectrum of advisory, transactional, regulatory and litigation matters involving privacy, cybersecurity, and data governance.

Cooley’s emerging companies practice group works closely with startups and venture capital firms as they launch dynamic new ventures – to take them forward and beyond. The firm advises 7,000+ innovative, high-growth companies from preformation founder teams to many of the most sophisticated tech companies in the world. Cooley serves as primary fund counsel to more than 750 investment fund organizations and represents venture funds or corporate investors in 1,700+ private financings each year.

Vault provides market intelligence on working in the legal industry and other professions based on annual surveys of thousands of full-time professionals. From those results, Vault ranks the top employers and internship programs by prestige, diversity, quality of life, and more.

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Cooley has 1,300+ lawyers across 19 offices in the United States, Asia and Europe, and a total workforce of more than 3,000.

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