Cooley represents hundreds of clients in a wide range of industries from offices in nine major commercial markets. We are counselors, strategists and advocates for the foremost private and public companies. We have a legacy of representing companies bringing to market breakthrough products and technologies and frequently argue cases that fall in new areas of law, brought about by technological developments. With 650 attorneys throughout the U.S., we represent over 3,000 emerging companies in all industries, including software and information technology, telecommunications, semiconductors, life sciences, and clean technologies. We have extensive experience in all aspects of practice, including corporate formation, venture financing, employee incentives, intellectual property protection, technology transactions, employment and severance matters, mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy and litigation.