Cooley Ranked Among Top Firms for Venture Capital Funding in the United States by PitchBook // Cooley // Global Law Firm


Palo Alto – August 22, 2022 Cooley was named the most active law firm in the United States in venture capital financings by PitchBook in its Q2 2022 World Rankings. Additionally, Cooley was again ranked the top firm in the United States and globally for representing companies in venture capital funding and the top firm representing early-stage companies in venture capital funding. .

Cooley was also ranked first in six industry sectors for venture finance – pharmaceutical and biotechnology, media, hardware, energycommercial services, consumer goods and recreation – as well as landing at the top of the West Coast, Great Lakes and Mountain States regional lists.

During the second quarter, Cooley managed 332 reportable venture capital financing deals, representing $16.6 billion in invested capital. The firm’s deal volume reflects its consistent No. 1 position globally and in the United States for corporate representation in venture capital financings, as shown by PitchBook’s 2021 year-end ranking and Ranking Q1 2022.

Cooley works with more than 7,000 innovative, high-growth private companies, from pre-forming founding teams to some of the largest and most sophisticated companies in the world, including more than 35% US-based unicorns. Characteristics of Cooley’s commitment to innovation include Cooley GOa resource designed to help entrepreneurs grow their business through easy-to-navigate information and document generators, and Cooley Protect, a resource that gives entrepreneurs and growing businesses the information they need to make informed decisions about patent protection and strategy. Entrepreneurs can also see Cooley’s quarterly reports on venture capital funding trends through CooleyGO.

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