Brittany K. Wightman

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About Brittany

Brittany represents corporate clients in a broad range of transactions – including initial public offerings (IPOs), public and private mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financings, joint ventures and strategic partnerships, and other financings and capital market transactions. She also advises clients with respect to corporate governance, securities law compliance and public company reporting matters.

Before joining Cooley, Brittany was an associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in its Los Angeles office.

Brittany’s representative experience includes advising:

  • Affirm Holdings in its $1.3 billion IPO of Class A common stock*
  • Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan as underwriters in the $1.4 billion IPO of Pinterest’s Class A common stock *
  • Gracell Biotechnologies in its sale to AstraZeneca for $1.2 billion
  • Silverback Therapeutics in its merger with ARS Pharmaceuticals

* Representation handled prior to joining Cooley


University of Southern California Gould School of Law
JD, 2016, Hale Moot Court Honors Program finalist

San Diego State University
BA, 2011, Journalism and Media Studies