Cooley LLP is an American international law firm, headquartered in Palo Alto, California with offices worldwide. The firm's practice areas include corporate, litigation, intellectual property, fund formation, public markets, employment, life sciences, clean technology, real estate, financial services, retail, regulatory and energy.
Cooley is particularly known for its technology and life sciences practices as well as its experience with marquee initial public offerings and deep-rooted venture capital connections & financings. It has consistently been ranked as an elite law firm for technology and life sciences companies, startups and emerging growth companies, and venture capital firms by Above the Law, and U.S. News & World Report. Cooley represents as clients over a third of the companies on The Wall Street Journal's Billion Dollar Startup Club.
According to Law360, Cooley is "widely regarded as one of Silicon Valley's go-to law firms." It is one of the fifty largest law firms in the world.