Cooley Godward

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Main Office: Palo Alto
Participating Offices: Broomfield, CO; Palo Alto; Reston, VA; San Diego; San Francisco; Washington, D.C.
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Ratings principally based on over 6,500 associate surveys (3rd-5th years). See The American Lawyer's 2006 Midlevel Associates Survey.

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The Real Deal Magazine
Cooley LLP close to inking a lease at 55 Hudson YardsThe Real Deal MagazineAs it sought to expand nationally and broaden its practice, the Palo Alto, California-based Cooley Godward merged with New York City's Kronish Lieb Weiner & Hellman in 2006. It's represented Facebook, Google, eBay, Twitter and others in various legal ...
Bloomberg Big Law Business
Big Law Firm Hires Its Way Up the RankingsBloomberg Big Law BusinessIn October of 2006, the firm (then known as Cooley Godward, with 445 lawyers) merged with 110-lawyer Kronish Lieb Weiner & Hellman, a New York litigation firm, giving Cooley an East Coast presence and also strengthening its litigation expertise.and more »
Above the Law
Associate Bonus Watch: This Firm Went 'Above And Beyond' This YearAbove the LawIt's time to talk about “the other Cooley” for a little bit. You know, the one that's a respected West Coast-headquarted Biglaw firm (with a very impressive life sciences practice) as opposed to the oft-mocked law school (with a #2 ranking in their own …
Above the Law
Wilson Sonsini, WilmerHale, And Cooley Top New Life Sciences Law Firm IndexAbove the LawBiotech, Cooley, Cooley Godward, Cooley LLP, Jones Day, Lake Whillans, Law, Legal, life sciences, Litigation Finance, McDermott, McDermott Will & Emery, MWE, Pharma, Rankings, WilmerHale, Wilson Sonsini, WSGR. —ADVERTISEMENT— ...and more »
What's in a Name? Cooley Decides Less is MoreThe Am Law DailyIt was long known simply as Cooley Godward, but changed its name to Cooley Godward Kronish as a result of a 2006 merger with New York-based Kronish Lieb Weiner & Hellman. Of course, there are losers in this firm naming lottery. In the case of Cooley, ...
Above the Law
Which Biglaw Firms Are The Best Places To Work?Above the LawAlston & Bird, Arnold & Porter, Baker Donelson, Best Companies to Work For, Biglaw, Cooley, Cooley Godward, Cooley LLP, Fabulosity, Fortune, Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For, Happy news, Orrick, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, Perkins Coie, ...
Bloomberg Big Law Business
How Partner Profits Have Changed Over 10 YearsBloomberg Big Law BusinessIn 2006, Google bought YouTube for $1.65 billion, the Pittsburgh Steelers won the Super Bowl, and Wachtell's partner profits averaged $3.8 million. Well, maybe not everything has changed. Wachtell topped the charts in both The American Lawyer's 2006 …
Retrophin Appoints Elizabeth Reed General Counsel Nasdaq:RTRXGlobeNewswire (press release)SAN DIEGO, Jan. 04, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Retrophin, Inc. (NASDAQ:RTRX) today announced Elizabeth Reed has been appointed general counsel ...and more »
Above the Law
Associate Bonus Watch: A West Coast Round-UpAbove the LawSan Francisco skyline and Bay Bridge at sunset, California Even though the technology industry seems to be thriving, with the past year or two bringing major IPOs, M&A transactions, and funding rounds, the law firms famous for servicing the tech sector …
Above the Law
2016 Vault Law Firm Rankings: Self-Perpetuating PrestigeAbove the LawBiglaw, Cleary Gottlieb, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Cooley Godward, Cooley LLP, Dacheng Dentons, Dentons, Fabulosity, Fenwick & West, Happy news, Kirkland & Ellis, Manatt, Manatt Phelps & Phillips, Morgan Lewis, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, ...
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