Sixteen Cooley lawyers have been elected to the firm's partnership, effective January 1, 2021.

"Based in nine locations from Beijing to London and across the US, this passionate group exhibits a breadth of talent and expertise that will propel Cooley for years to come," said Joe Conroy, Cooley's chairman and chief executive officer. "These lawyers are deeply committed not only to ensuring our clients' success, but to building the firm of the future and enhancing our incredible people-first culture. I look forward to seeing all they accomplish."

2021 partnership class

Chen Chen

Boston, patent counseling & prosecution

Lauren Creel

Palo Alto, emerging companies & venture capital

Megan Donohue

San Diego, business litigation

Brandon Fenn

New York, corporate

Kristine Forderer

San Francisco, business litigation

Madison Jones

Washington, DC, public companies

Alex Kassai

Palo Alto, corporate

Michael Klein

New York, business restructuring & reorganization

Sale Kwon

Palo Alto, emerging companies & venture capital

Anne Lieberman

Los Angeles, mergers & acquisitions

Giselle Rivers

Boston, corporate

Michael Rohr

Boston, corporate

Sara Semnani

Los Angeles, corporate

Chris Stack

London, employment & labor

Erin Trenda

San Diego, business litigation

Jingyi Xu

Beijing, fund formation

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