Adam Ruttenberg

Partner

I am a deal guy. I work with companies to help them leverage their intellectual property and technology in a commercial context.

+1 202 842 7804
aruttenberg@cooley.com

Adam Ruttenberg focuses on technology transactions, including counseling, structuring and negotiating such deals in industries such as cloud computing, big data, patent licensing, software, hardware, internet, new media and edtech. He has broad experience representing emerging companies and large corporate clients in technology and intellectual property matters.

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Experience

  • iSIGHT Sells to FireEye 

  • VUBIQUITY: Acquisition of Digital End-to-End Technology (DETE) from Warner Bros.  

  • HBO: Streaming Agreement with MLB Advanced Media 

  • Flat World Education: Strategic Alliance with Brandman University 

  • Mandiant $1 Billion Acquisition by FireEye 

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Passions

    Helping grow companies and bring new and innovative products to the market

Adam is the best attorney I've ever worked with when it comes to IP and contracts law. With his deep subject matter expertise, quick mind and ability to navigate thru complex negotiations, he is not only the best but turns out to be the best value of any attorney in town. – Todd Bramblett, President, Nehemiah Security LLC
Education

  • Washington University School of Law
    JD, Order of the Coif, 1992

  • University of Minnesota
    BS, Genetics and Microcell Biology
    1989


Admissions & Credentials

District of Columbia

Virginia

Rankings & Accolades

    The Best Lawyers in America (2006-2019)

    Legal 500: Technology Transactions (2008-2016)

    Washington Business Journal: Technology Transactions – DC area

    IAM Licensing 250

    IAM Patent 1000


Contact

+1 202 842 7804 office
+1 202 842 7899 fax
aruttenberg@cooley.com

1299 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20004-2400

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