Frederick Dorey

Special Counsel

Fred Dorey is a special counsel in Cooley business department with more than 25 years experience counseling over 100 emerging growth private companies at all stages of development from startup discussions and incorporation through licensing, financing, corporate partnering and major collaboration transactions. Fred is active in Cooley’s Life Sciences, Clean Energy and Agricultural technology groups, representing a wide range of companies in those fields and related technologies. He also has extensive experience negotiating university licenses, sponsored research and intellectual property agreements.

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  • Cooley advises Pivot Bio on $430 Million Series D Financing 

  • Cooley advises Inflammatix on $102M Series D Round 

  • Cooley advises Pivot Bio on $100M Series C Round 


  • University of Southern California Gould School of Law

  • University of California, Los Angeles
    BS, Engineering

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District of Columbia