Seasoned Securities Litigator Tower C. Snow, Jr. Joins Cooley
San Francisco, Calif. – June 9, 2011 –
Cooley LLP announced today that Tower C. Snow, Jr.
has joined the firm as a partner in its securities litigation
practice. He will be based in San Francisco.
Snow is one of the country's leading securities litigators, having served as counsel in more than 200 securities class actions for dozens of Fortune 500 companies. In addition, he has conducted dozens of complex internal investigations and led the defense of many high-profile derivative cases and regulatory proceedings.
"Tower is one of the most accomplished securities litigators in the country and we are delighted to welcome him to the firm and to our litigation department," said Cooley Chairman Stephen C. Neal
. "His track record of success representing major corporations in their most complex securities matters is remarkable, and his experience, knowledge and insight will further reinforce Cooley's position as a clear leader in securities litigation and one of the best litigation firms in the country."
"I have long-standing relationships with a number of Cooley partners and immense respect for the firm, its differentiated platform, vision and impressive client base," said Snow. "Given my practice, this opportunity was irresistible and I am thrilled to join such a tremendous firm."
Prior to joining Cooley, Snow was a director at Howard Rice Nemerovski Canady Falk & Rabkin. Snow graduated with an A.B. from Dartmouth College, and earned his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. He is a frequent speaker and has authored more than 250 articles on trends and issues in securities litigation. Snow has testified before both United States Congressional and California Senate Committees on a variety of securities issues.
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