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Company Overview of Cooley LLP

Company Overview

Cooley LLP offers legal advisory services. The firm's practice areas include corporate anti-trust and trade regulation, capital markets, compensation and benefits, corporate restructuring and bankruptcy, credit finance, debt securities transactions, intellectual property, outsourcing, and tax. Additionally, it focuses on aviation litigation, commercial litigation, employment and labor, venture capital litigation and dispute counseling, government contracts, national security, and public companies. The firm caters to aviation, communications, data center, digital media and entertainment, healthcare, insurance, life sciences, semiconductor, and software sectors. Cooley LLP was formerly known a...

3175 Hanover Street

Palo Alto, CA 94304-1130

United States

Founded in 1920





Key Executives for Cooley LLP

Chief Executive Officer and Member of Executive and Management Committee
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operating Officer and Partner
Head of The Business & Technology Practice Group and Partner
Age: 61
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Cooley LLP Key Developments

Cooley Launches a UK Practice in London; Justin Stock to Lead the New Office

Cooley LLP announced that it has launched a UK practice in London. Cooley's new office will include 20 partners and more than 55 lawyers and other professionals in total. Justin Stock, the former head of Morrison & Foerster's London corporate practice, will lead the new office.

Cooley Opens London Office for Tech and Media

Cooley has opened its first European office in London, with a focus on technology and media. Led by Justin Stock, formerly of Morrison & Foerster, the British office will take on 20 partners and 55 lawyers and other workers, and specialize in international disputes including mergers and acquisitions. The London office's intellectual property and litigation team cited the technical infrastructure, skilled workforce and 'competitive tax regime' as reasons for the move.

Cooley LLP Announces Re-Joining of Erik Edwards as Partner

Erik Edwards, a former Cooley business partner who left in 2011 to serve as General Counsel and later as the Managing Director of the family office of Google co-founder Sergey Brin, has re-joined Cooley as a partner in its business department. Edwards, who first joined the company as a summer associate in 1999, and became a partner in 2009, will reside in the firm's Palo Alto office where he will re-establish a practice focused on the representation of emerging growth companies, investors and public companies on a wide range of matters including financings, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance matters.

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