Mystery Murphy

Special Counsel
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I love partnering with my clients to understand their business and strategic goals because it allows me to provide practical, “get-it-done” guidance.

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Inscripta Acquires Infinome Biosciences and Sestina Bio

January 20, 2023

Cooley advised Inscripta, a global leader in genome engineering technology, on its acquisition of Infinome Biosciences and Sestina Bio. These acquisitions advance Inscripta’s strategy to develop and commercialize biomanufactured products for a broad spectrum of industrial and consumer markets. They also demonstrate Inscripta’s confidence in the commercial potential of the bioeconomy and the power of genome engineering to accelerate biomanufacturing innovation. Partner Mike Nelson led the Cooley team.

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Partner, Colorado
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Partner, San Francisco
Jonathan Rivinus
Partner, Colorado
Ross Eberly
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Keith Berets
Partner, Colorado
Mark Windfeld-Hansen
Senior Counsel, Palo Alto
Gaël Y. Hagan
Associate, Colorado
James Lin
Associate, New York
Lanny E. Holstein
Associate, Colorado
Erica Russell
Associate, San Francisco
Mystery Murphy
Special Counsel, Colorado
Bryan Berman
Special Counsel, Colorado
Patrick Sharma
Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Alexander Gefter
Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica

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Guild Closes $175 Million Series F Financing Round

June 10, 2022

Cooley advised Guild, a career opportunity platform, on its $175 million Series F financing round, bringing the company’s valuation to $4.4 billion. Lawyers Matthew Dubofsky, Mystery Murphy and Paul Holmer led the Cooley team advising Guild.

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Mystery Murphy
Special Counsel, Colorado
Paul Holmer
Associate, Colorado
Dillon Martinson
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Karen Tsai
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Stacey A. Bradford
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Christopher Kimball
Partner, Washington, DC
Sharon Connaughton
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Robin K. Lee
Paralegal Specialist, Colorado
Katherine Duplay
Paralegal Specialist, Colorado

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Project Canary Closes $111 Million Series B Financing

June 8, 2022

Cooley advised Project Canary on its $111 million Series B financing round. Partner Michael Platt led the Cooley team advising Project Canary, which is a developer of continuous monitoring technology designed to help clear the air, protect industries and the environment.  

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Michael Platt
Partner in Charge – Colorado, Colorado
Paul Holmer
Associate, Colorado
Mystery Murphy
Special Counsel, Colorado
Christopher Kimball
Partner, Washington, DC
Jonathan Rivinus
Partner, Colorado
Bridget R. Reineking
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Karen Tsai
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Bryan Berman
Special Counsel, Colorado
Stacy Colter
Senior Paralegal, Colorado

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Chingona Ventures Closes New $52 Million Fund

May 17, 2022

Cooley advised Chingona Ventures, a venture capital firm that invests in founders whose backgrounds uniquely position them to create businesses in growth markets that are often overlooked, on the closing of its new $52 million fund. Lawyers Rachel Goddard, Noah Pittard, Mystery Murphy, Mandy Kondo and Christine Zhao led the Cooley team advising Chingona Ventures.

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Rachel Goddard
Partner, Chicago
Noah Pittard
Partner, Colorado
Mystery Murphy
Special Counsel, Colorado
Mandy Kondo
Associate, Palo Alto
Paul Roberts
Of Counsel, San Francisco
Halima A. Nguyen
Associate, Chicago
Miriam Petrillo
Partner, Chicago
Leslie Cancel
Special Counsel, San Francisco
Jim Fulton
Partner, New York
Christopher Kimball
Partner, Washington, DC
Selin Akkan
Associate, Palo Alto
Aaron Velli
Partner, Washington, DC
Bernard Hatcher
Partner, San Francisco

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Guild Education Valuation Climbs to $3.75 Billion With Series E Round

June 10, 2021

Cooley advised Guild Education, an education platform that upskills workers and prepares companies for the future, on its $150 million Series E financing round, which brings its valuation to $3.75 billion. Partner Matt Dubofsky led the Cooley team advising Guild.

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Mystery Murphy
Special Counsel, Colorado
Kelly Bartling
Special Counsel, Colorado
Sharon Connaughton
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Paul Holmer
Associate, Colorado
Robin K. Lee
Paralegal Specialist, Colorado
Katherine Duplay
Paralegal Specialist, Colorado

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