Celia Goldwag Barenholtz

Retired Partner

Celia Goldwag Barenholtz is a retired partner of Cooley.

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  • Litigators Achieve Victory in Libel Suit Defending Bestselling Author Michael Lewis 

Thoughtful, thorough, precise and careful litigator. – Chambers USA

  • Columbia University School of Law
    JD, 1979

  • Grinnell College
    BA, With honors, Phi Beta Kappa, 1979

Admissions & Credentials

New York


  • American College of Trial Lawyers

Rankings & Accolades

    Chambers USA: Commercial Litigation/Litigation: General Commercial

    Legal 500: Commercial Litigation

    Best Lawyers in America

    Benchmark Litigation Star  

    New York SuperLawyers


Good with clients and good to negotiate with. Chambers USA