Why Cooley

Cooley counsels many cybersecurity companies on various aspects of their businesses, such as capital markets support, venture and debt financings, data breach preparation, hot-button privacy issues, international and local compliance mapping, government investigations and employment-related privacy issues. Our team provides practical advice to our clients and truly understands the challenges that security-focused software companies face in day-to-day business.

Representative Matters

  • PhishMe in its sale to a private equity syndicate for $400 million and its subsequent rebranding as Cofense
  • LookingGlass Cyber Solutions in the acquisitions of Cyveillance, Kleissner and Associates and CloudShield Technologies
  • Rapid7,, MobileIron, Qualys in their IPOs
  • Morgan Stanley and the other underwriters on FireEye's $303.5 million IPO and the $1.148 billion secondary offering of common stock
  • Sutter Hill Ventures in its investment in the $17 million Series B financing of Vera Security
  • Mandiant in its sale to FireEye for $1 billion
  • InAuth in its sale to American Express
  • Dyn in its sale to Oracle
  • BlueTalon in its $16 million Series A financing
  • Singtel Innov8 Ventures in its investment in the $20 million Series D financing of CounterTack
  • SVB Capital in their investment in the $21 million Series C financing of Distil Networks
  • Successfully resolved LinkedIn data breach class action
  • Complete victory for eBay, obtaining dismissal of all claims in a data breach class action