Post-Acquisition Disputes + Advisory

We understand the unique considerations that give rise to disputes at all stages of the deal process 

Why Cooley
  • Seasoned litigators experienced in pre-closing consulting, post-closing adjustments, earnout and milestone disputes, and indemnification, warranty, escrow and holdback claims
  • Supported by our tax, communications, healthcare, employment, Food and Drug Administration, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, cyber/data/privacy, intellectual property and real estate practices, among others
  • Experience working with top damages and accounting experts and consultants
  • Vast knowledge and experience counseling venture and private equity-backed companies and boards
  • Deep experience collaborating with shareholder representative entities and advisory groups
  • Backed by a team of 180+ M&A practitioners with broad industry experience in the tech, life sciences, medical device and healthcare, consumer, education, defense and media sectors
  • Known for being “ahead of the curve” in proactively counseling clients on litigation prevention strategies and avoiding regulatory proceedings
  • Our 425+ lawyer litigation department is frequently called upon to handle “bet the company” high-profile litigation matters for global leaders in a broad range of industries
  • Five fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers
  • 20+ former assistant US attorneys and Department of Justice lawyers

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  • The American Lawyer: Litigation Department of the Year finalist
  • The American Lawyer: 30+ Litigator of the Week recognitions since 2021
  • BTI: Client Service A-Team
  • Diversity Lab: Inclusion Blueprint Champion
  • Transatlantic Legal Awards, London: Litigation Team of the Year
  • UK Lawyer and UK Legal Business: Litigation Team of the Year finalist

Litigation Department of the Year Finalist

Cooley named finalist for The American Lawyer’s prestigious Litigation Department of the Year award

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Group contacts
Philip Bowman  Partner New York
Tijana Brien  Partner Palo Alto
Bobby Earles  Partner Chicago
Sascha Grimm  Partner London
Laurence Harris  Partner London
Daniel Knauss  Partner Palo Alto
Mark Lambert  Partner Palo Alto
Amanda A. Main  Partner Palo Alto
James Maton  Partner London
Michael McMahon  Partner Boston
Henry Stewart  Partner London
Marc Suskin  Partner New York
Rachel Thorn  Partner New York
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