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Senti Biosciences Sells Certain Assets to Celadon Partners

August 14, 2023

Cooley advised Senti Biosciences, a biotechnology company, on its sale of certain assets – including its manufacturing facility and chemistry, manufacturing, and controls capabilities – to Celadon Partners.

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Maureen Nagle
Special Counsel, Washington DC
Luke X. Blackett
Associate, San Francisco
Chrystal Cantrelle
Associate, Washington DC
Rena Kaminsky
Special Counsel, Palo Alto
Freddy Yip
Associate, Hong Kong
Peter Crain
Special Counsel, Reston
Alanna B Zuchelli
Associate, Reston
Ross Eberly
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Marya Postner
Partner, Palo Alto
Helen Luu
Associate, Palo Alto
Aric Wu
Partner, New York
Rachel Thorn
Partner, New York
Barbara Mirza
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Christopher Kimball
Partner, Washington DC
Dee Bansal
Partner, Washington DC
Natasha Leskovsek
Of Counsel, Washington DC
Stacey A. Bradford
Special Counsel, Washington DC
J. Brian Stalter
Special Counsel, New York
Annie Froehlich
Special Counsel, Washington DC
Amanda Pacheco
Associate, Palo Alto
Zack Gong
Associate, Shanghai
Nicholas Balenger
Associate, Reston
Rachel Boyce
Associate, San Francisco
Ajay Athavale
Associate, San Francisco
Sarah Oliai
Associate, Washington DC
Leina Verrier
Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Patricia Myers
Paralegal Specialist, Colorado

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ACELYRIN Announces Pricing of Upsized Initial Public Offering

May 15, 2023

Cooley advised Acelyrin, INC., a late-stage biopharmaceutical company, in its $621 million initial public offering, the second-largest biotechnology IPO and largest clinical-stage biotechnology IPO ever.

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Chadwick Mills
Partner, San Francisco
Charlie Kim
Partner, San Diego
Anitha Anne
Associate, San Francisco
Barbara Mirza
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Xander Lee
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Joshua Mates
Partner, San Francisco
Phil Mitchell
Partner, New York
Brad Goldberg
Partner, New York
Peter Adams
Partner, San Diego
Lauren Creel
Partner, Palo Alto
Koji Fukumura
Partner, San Diego
Patrick Gibbs
Partner, Palo Alto
David Peinsipp
Partner, San Francisco
Barbara Borden
Partner, San Diego
David Navetta
Partner, Colorado
Patrick Van Eecke
Partner, Brussels
Shannon Eagan
Partner in Charge – Palo Alto, Palo Alto
Darren DeStefano
Partner, Reston
Francis Wheeler
Partner, Colorado
Thomas Welk
Senior Counsel, San Diego
Natasha Leskovsek
Of Counsel, Washington DC
Brett White
Of Counsel, Palo Alto
Dani Nazemian
Special Counsel, San Diego
Jennifer Shanley
Special Counsel, New York
Jacquelyn Burke
Special Counsel, Boston
Karen Tsai
Special Counsel, Washington DC
Miriam Petrillo
Special Counsel, Chicago
Andrew Nelms
Associate, San Francisco
David D. Kim
Associate, San Francisco
Lawrence Traylor
Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Dionne A. Thomas
Associate, San Diego
Nathaniel Hearn Jr.
Associate, New York
Valerie Sapozhnikova
Associate, Los Angeles Downtown
Eileen Leman
Associate, Los Angeles Downtown
Kelly McCormick
Associate, San Francisco
Mor Agam
Associate, New York
Allison Kutner
Associate, New York
Madison (JJ) Meng
Associate, San Francisco
Rebecca Siegel
Associate, San Francisco
Rachel F. Katz
Associate, New York
Mari Dugas
Associate, Washington DC
Loriane Sangaré-Vayssac
Associate, Brussels
Megan Drill
Associate, San Diego
Amanda Pacheco
Associate, Palo Alto
Kristin R. Marshall
Associate, Washington DC
John T. Stellini
Associate, Palo Alto
Luke X. Blackett
Associate, San Francisco

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Dropbox Acquisition of FormSwift

December 16, 2022

Cooley advised Dropbox on its acquisition of FormSwift, a cloud-based service that provides individuals and businesses solutions to create, edit and save critical business forms and agreements. Dropbox is a collaboration platform transforming how people work together – from the smallest business to the largest enterprise. Lawyers Ben Beerle, Kassendra Galindo, Luke Blackett and Erin Wright led the Cooley team advising Dropbox.

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Ben Beerle
Partner, San Francisco
Bryan Berman
Special Counsel, Colorado
Luke X. Blackett
Associate, San Francisco
Rachel Boyce
Associate, San Francisco
Megan Drill
Associate, San Diego
Joshua Elefant
Associate, Palo Alto
Todd Gluth
Partner, San Diego
Charles Haley
Partner, Palo Alto
Austin Holt
Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Kristopher Kleiner
Special Counsel, Colorado
Joshua Mates
Partner, San Francisco
Michelle Garcia Schulman
Partner, Reston
Patrick Sharma
Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Karen Tsai
Special Counsel, Washington DC
Erin Wright
Associate, San Francisco

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Blockdaemon Acquires Sepior

July 27, 2022

Cooley advised Blockdaemon, an institutional-grade blockchain infrastructure company, on its acquisition of Sepior, a data and digital asset security company focused on institutional-grade cryptographic key management and protection. Special counsel Claudia Torres led the Cooley team advising Blockdaemon.

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Claudia Torres
Special Counsel, Washington DC
Luke X. Blackett
Associate, San Francisco
Erin Wright
Associate, San Francisco
Mary Maher Lewis
Special Counsel, Reston
Todd Gluth
Partner, San Diego
Anisha Mohin
Associate, New York
Anders Fernstrom
Associate, Reston
Miriam Petrillo
Special Counsel, Chicago
David Walsh
Partner, Reston
Christopher Hutter
Partner, Reston
Carly E. Gibbons
Associate, Chicago
Len Jacoby
Partner, New York
Allison Kutner
Associate, New York
Randy Sabett
Special Counsel, Washington DC
Bomin Kim
Associate, New York
Andrew Bae
Associate, Washington DC
Ehijele Olumese
Associate, Los Angeles Downtown
Rachel F. Katz
Associate, New York
Ida Mahmoudi
Associate, San Francisco

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ONE Finance Acquired by Hazel to Create All-in-One Fintech Platform

April 6, 2022

Cooley advised financial-services mobile app ONE Finance on its completed acquisition by Hazel, an independent fintech launched in partnership with Walmart and investment firm Ribbit Capital. Peter Werner and Luke Blackett led the Cooley team advising ONE.

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Peter H. Werner
Partner in Charge – San Francisco, San Francisco
Luke X. Blackett
Associate, San Francisco
Jamie Leigh
Partner, San Francisco
Blake Martell
Partner, San Francisco
Megan Browdie
Partner, Washington DC
Obrea Poindexter
Partner, Washington DC
David Wilson
Partner, London
Ross Eberly
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Mark Windfeld-Hansen
Senior Counsel, Palo Alto
Tom Epps
Partner, London
Sean Ruff
Partner, Washington DC
Kevin King
Partner, Washington DC
David Navetta
Partner, Colorado
Peter Burns
Of Counsel, Palo Alto
Yulia Makarova
Special Counsel, London
Rebecca Ross
Special Counsel, Washington DC
Adam Fleisher
Special Counsel, Washington DC
Daniel Eitutis
Associate, San Francisco
Will Lowery
Associate, San Francisco
Ajay Athavale
Associate, San Francisco
Michelle Zhou
Associate, Palo Alto
David Dalton
Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Caitlin Courtney
Associate, Palo Alto
Megan Drill
Associate, San Diego
Ehijele Olumese
Associate, Los Angeles Downtown
Chelsea André
Associate, Colorado
Grace Hunter
Associate, Washington DC
Neelam Atwal
Associate, London
Liz Paisner
Associate, New York
Alex Mitrea
Associate, London
Joshua Elefant
Associate, Palo Alto
Casey Warsh
Associate, Colorado

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Bar Association of San Francisco

Bar Association of San Francisco Barrister’s Club, Board of Directors

Chair, BASF’s Barristers Business, Commercial and Bankruptcy Section

American Bar Association

ABA Business Law Section Young Lawyer Committee – Executive Committee & Programming Chair

California Lawyers Association