Brian Woodard

Paralegal Specialist

I help innovators and icons protect their ideas and reputations in a changing world.

Brian Woodard is a paralegal specialist in the emerging companies practice group and a member of the Cooley business department. He joined Cooley in 2008 and is resident in the Seattle office. Brian specializes in corporate and securities law, with an emphasis on securities transactions. His experience includes the full range of corporate and securities matters, including public offerings, venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, corporate maintenance and SEC compliance.

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  • Accolade – $254 Million IPO 

  • ConvergeOne Announces $1.2 Billion Combination With Forum Merger to Become Public Company 

  • Instructure IPO 

  • Zulily Sells to Liberty Interactive for $2.4 Billion 

  • Zulily $253 Million Initial Public Offering 


    Spending time with friends and family, traveling, playing an occasional round of golf and rooting for the Seahawks.

  • Central Washington University
    BA, in Law and Justice – Pre-Law/Paralegal Specialization