Peter H. Werner


On a daily basis, I interact with some of the smartest, most inspirational, hardworking people on the planet. Being able to play even a small role in the growth and success of their companies and in the proliferation of their ideas is highly rewarding.

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Peter Werner's practice primarily focuses on the representation of high-growth companies and their investors. He regularly assists clients with financings and mergers and acquisitions, in addition to entity formation, governance matters and securities transactions. Peter is a member of Cooley's firmwide pro bono and mental health and wellness committees and heads Cooley's San Francisco corporate practice.

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  • Coatue Leads Kustomer's $60 Million Series E 

  • Founders Fund Investment in Bev 

  • AOL Acquisition of Vidible 

  • Full Circle Fund on Launch of the Founders' Pledge 


  • University of Chicago Law School
    JD, With honors, John M. Olin Law and Economics Fellow, 2001

  • University of California, Berkeley
    BA, With honors, 1997

Admissions & Credentials



  • American Bar Association

  • The Bar Association of San Francisco

Rankings & Accolades

    Super Lawyers: Northern California Rising Star

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