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40% of the companies on the Wall Street Journal’s Billion Dollar Startup Club list use Cooley

480+ life sciences corporate partnering and licensing deals since 2010

1,000+ M&A transactions for an aggregate value of $375+ billion since 2017

#1 law firm for tech and life sciences IPOs

370+ funds formed with $34+ billion raised in 2020

Practices & Industries

Named to The Lawyer's Global Litigation 50

Five members of the American College of Trial Lawyers

One of the most active practices for the defense of issuers in shareholder litigation in the US

6x Law360 privacy group of the year; 2x Recorder privacy litigation department of the year

2017 American Lawyer Litigation Department of the Year: Honorable Mention

Practices & Industries

100+ HSR filings in 2018 with an aggregate value of $45 billion

Leading team counsels on extensive scope of health care regulatory issues and defends companies in regulatory investigations

Counsel in 60+ broadcast television transactions over the last five years

Represent 25+ television group owners that own or operate 375+ television broadcast stations

400+ clients across the education spectrum

Practices & Industries

475+ patent cases over the past five years

300+ IPR and CBM proceedings at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board

100+ trademark and copyright cases in the past five years

Leveraged PTAB and Alice to invalidate 30+ patents in the last two years

6,500+ patents filed or obtained for clients in 2018

1,000+ investor-side and company-side IP due diligence reviews

Practices & Industries

Joe Conroy Chairman and CEO, New York
In a world increasingly dominated by tech, we are perfectly positioned. We have a well-defined brand and the momentum needed to keep rising. — Joe Conroy, Chairman and CEO

1,500 lawyers across 17 offices in the United States, Asia and Europe

370 partners in a single-tier global partnership

3,000 people worldwide

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