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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Mergers & Acquisitions

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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