Craig Jacoby

Partner

I'm a guide and advisor to startups and their investors on legal and business challenges across many industries.

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+1 415 693 2147
cjacoby@cooley.com

Craig represents high-growth companies and their investors. He has helped to form, finance and advise hundreds of emerging businesses in areas such as internet and digital media, consumer products, clean technologies, software, medical devices and business services. He has led hundreds of startup financings, with an aggregate value in the billions of dollars, and has led teams advising companies on more than a hundred mergers and acquisitions.

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His expertise in matters pertinent to startups and growth companies were essential to our rapid growth. The ability to provide timely, insightful advice at any moment along with their deep expertise in M&A were crucial to our success. – Anonymous client review on Chambers USA – Startups & Emerging Companies
Education

  • Stanford Law School
    JD, With distinction, Order of the Coif, 1996

  • Johns Hopkins University
    MA, International Studies
    1996

  • University of Pennsylvania
    BA, English, Economics
    magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Fulbright Scholar, 1990


Admissions & Credentials

California

Memberships

  • California Bar Association

Rankings & Accolades

    Cooley GO Wins the "People's Voice" Webby

    Ranked in the 2016 edition of Chambers USA - Nationwide - Startups and Emerging Companies

    Ranked in the 2015 and 2016 editions of Best Lawyers - M&A/Corporate and Commercial - Venture Capital and Emerging Companies

    The Recorder Innovators recognizes Craig Jacoby, Matt Bartus and Peter Werner

    Daily Journal names Craig Jacoby one of the "Top Emerging Companies Lawyers" (2014)

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+1 415 693 2147 office
+1 415 693 2222 fax
cjacoby@cooley.com

101 California Street
5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111-5800