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Cooley LLP

3175 Hanover Street
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone: (650) 843-5000

Stats

Chairman: Steve Neal
CEO: Joe Conroy
Chief Legal Talent Officer: Carrie Wagner
Total No. Attorneys 2019:
1K - 1.5K

Base Salary

All offices
1st year: $190,000
2nd year: $200,000
3rd year: $220,000
4th year: $255,000
5th year: $280,000
6th year: $305,000
7th year: $325,000
8th year: $340,000
9th year: $350,000
Summer associate: $3,654/week

Summer Program

Summer Associate Offers:
49 out of 50 (2Ls) (2018)

No. of Summer Associates:
60 total (50 2Ls; 9 1Ls; 1 SEO) (2018)

Employment Contact

Carrie Wagner
Chief Legal Talent Officer
(703) 456-8115
cwagner@cooley.com
See firm website for more information.

Major Office Locations

Boston, MA
Broomfield, CO
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
Palo Alto, CA
Reston, VA
San Diego, CA
San Francisco, CA
Seattle, WA
Washington, DC
London
Shanghai
Beijing
Brussels
Hong Kong

Major Departments

Antitrust & Competition
Commercial Litigation
Capital Markets
Health Care & Life Sciences Regulatory
Emerging Companies
Fund Formation
Intellectual Property Litigation
Insurance & Reinsurance
Life Sciences Corporate Partnering & Licensing
Mergers & Acquisitions
Patent Prosecution and Counseling
Privacy & Data Protection
Public Companies
Securities Litigation
Tax Transactional/Controversy
Technology Transactions/Outsourcing
Trademark, Copyright & Advertising
Venture Capital
White Collar & Regulatory Defense
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.