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Cooley LLP

Corporate/M&A

3 ranked lawyersBand 1Virginia: NorthernUSA 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Market-leading practice that excels in venture capital financings and growth equity transactions. Particularly strong experience in venture capital-backed IPOs. Go-to practice for high-value M&A and routinely sought after to advise on joint ventures and spinoffs. Also regularly called upon to counsel on corporate governance and securities compliance. Clients range from established corporate groups to startups and high potential growth companies.

Strengths

A client praises Cooley as "a great full-service law firm for growth-oriented companies," adding: "I appreciate their business advice and their industry contacts as much as their legal product."

Another client says: "They drop everything for us when we ask and they make everything I send to them better."

Work highlights

Advised AvePoint on its $200 million equity investment led by TPG Sixth Street Partners.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Lustig is a highly regarded corporate lawyer with particular experience representing technology companies in M&A and private equity transactions.
"He is quick to get up to speed on issues and always has a business solution for those issues." "He's a very smart and sophisticated lawyer. He's well connected and willing to invest time in projects and relationships."

Brent Siler is noted for his skillful handling of corporate and securities transactions, and offers particular strength in public offerings.
"A phenomenal IPO lawyer." "He is a subject matter expert on company grievance."

Michael Lincoln is especially proficient in venture capital transactions. He has vast experience in technology industry-related acquisitions.
"He understands the SaaS world, the requirements of rapid growth companies and how to work in exits. He offers superb insights on very fine points in negotiations and merger agreements."

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Corporate/M&A

Cooley LLP

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Location

One Freedom Square

Reston Town Center

11951 Freedom Drive

Reston

Virginia

USA

VA 20190-5656

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Virginia: Northern

Corporate/M&A


Andrew Lustig
Band 2
Brent B Siler
Band 3
Michael Lincoln
Band 1