Why Cooley

We are an innovation partner to 350+ digital health companies that are redefining healthcare access and improving the quality and affordability of care. We offer decades of experience guiding healthcare and life sciences companies, software, ecommerce and social media innovators, mobile service and payment providers, gaming companies, healthcare providers and leaders in the medical technology field.


We advise digital health companies, entrepreneurs, investors and institutions on a broad range of corporate services, including financings, mergers and acquisitions, public offerings and company and fund formation.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial and distribution agreements
  • Company formation
  • Financings
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Public financings and private placements
  • Sale and purchase of assets
  • Strategic partnerships
  • Tax


Cooley litigators are called to defend our clients when litigation issues surface, often resulting from plaintiffs’ lawyers’ attempts to apply established laws to emerging technologies. Our lawyers have a particular expertise in class action defense and complex commercial litigation, representing clients throughout the United States in trial and appellate courts and before administrative agencies.

Areas of Practice

  • Antitrust litigation
  • Class action defense
  • Contract and license disputes
  • Employment litigation
  • Privacy litigation
  • Product liability
  • Restructuring, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights
  • Securities litigation
  • Tax controversy


We are leaders in advising digital health companies in regulatory matters. Our lawyers advise on healthcare data privacy, including compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act, compliance with federal and state fraud and abuse laws, Food and Drug Administration approval or clearance and marketing and promotional compliance.

Areas of Practice

  • Antitrust counseling
  • Communications regulatory counseling
  • Corporate governance
  • Employment and benefits
  • Export control and international trade regulations
  • Privacy and data protection counseling and data breach response

Intellectual Property

Our fully integrated prosecution, counseling and litigation practice tailors solutions and legal strategies to meet each client’s unique needs and stage of development. We provide comprehensive patent and trademark solutions with an eye towards mitigating current and future IP risks and monetizing IP assets.

Areas of Practice

  • Patent procurement and enforcement
  • Portfolio management and analysis
  • Technology transactions and licensing
  • Trade secrets counseling
  • Trademark protection and enforcement