Cooley Godward’s attorneys are counselors, strategists and advocates for foremost private and public companies across a wide variety of industries and in all major technology fields. Our clients include entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, financial service organizations and research institutions. Cooley has approximately 450 attorneys practicing in more than 20 industries.
In helping our clients grow their businesses, we draw upon our experience with industry-leading public companies and our extensive work with innovative entrepreneurs and emerging growth companies. From forming creative start-ups and facilitating seed and mezzanine financing, through initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions and beyond, Cooley is as equally adept at representing a two-person start-up as it is Fortune 500 companies.
We also have nationally recognized expertise in protecting our clients business interests and assets through timely prelitigation counseling and hard-fought adversarial proceedings. Cooley’s litigation attorneys have extensive experience practicing before state and federal courts nationwide, as well as regulatory agencies and alternative dispute resolution forums. By tailoring our litigation strategy to the particular dispute at hand, we have consistently achieved superior results.