Fashion, Apparel & Beauty

Premier full-service firm for companies and investors in the fashion, apparel and beauty industries

Why Cooley
  • Cooley’s lawyers have decades of experience advising high-growth companies and investors across the fashion, apparel and beauty industries
  • We partner with ecommerce and brick & mortar businesses, from inception, to funding, to exit and beyond, fueling their growth by advancing business goals through legal strategy
  • Given our significant experience in the fashion, apparel and beauty industries, our lawyers have an in-depth understanding of the key issues such businesses face, including brand positioning and exploitation, trademark, copyright and design protection, product distribution, licensing, sponsorship, technology advancements, media, advertising and inventory management
  • Robust, full-service platform allows for seamless collaboration among lawyers across practice areas including intellectual property, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, emerging companies, strategic transactions and collaboration deals, venture financing and public offerings
  • Unparalleled access to one of the largest and most influential networks of leading venture capitalists, financial institutions and other strategic partners 
  • Legal partners and brand ambassadors to hundreds of fashion, apparel and beauty companies
Cooley is a powerhouse when it comes to brands. – World Trademark Review

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  • BTI Consulting: “Best of the Best” for client service and value
  • Chambers: Tier 1 for Startups and Emerging Companies, Leader in Intellectual Property
  • Law360: Litigation Powerhouse
  • Legal 500: Leader in Trademark Law
  • Legal 500: Tier 1 for Venture Capital and Startups
  • Managing IP: Named Firm of the Year for “Trademark Litigation” and “IP Transactions”
  • PitchBook: #1 law firm for VC-backed exits (IPO and M&A)
  • World Trademark Review: Gold Tier for Trademark Law
Group contacts
Jodie Bourdet Partner, San Francisco
Nicole Brookshire Partner, Boston
Adam Chase Partner, Washington, DC
Michelle Doolin Partner, San Diego
Angela Dunning Partner, Palo Alto
Bobby Ghajar Partner, Los Angeles
Jeffrey Greene Partner, New York
Matt Hallinan Partner, Los Angeles
Nick Hobson Partner, Los Angeles
C. Thomas Hopkins Partner in Charge – Los Angeles
Jay Indyke Partner, New York
Stephane Levy Partner, New York
John Paul Oleksiuk Partner, Los Angeles
Anne Peck Partner, Palo Alto
Sacha Ross Partner, New York
Babak Yaghmaie Partner, New York
Dave Young Partner, Los Angeles
John Crittenden Senior Counsel, San Francisco
Robert Eisenbach Of Counsel, San Francisco
Michael Klein Special Counsel, New York
Colleen R. Wellington-Caban Associate, Washington, DC
Rose Kautz Associate, Los Angeles
Giselle Rivers Associate, Boston