Strong relationships with leading European law firms and financial institutions, an in-depth understanding of the venture capital community and clear insight into the U.S. and European business markets are the key reasons why clients seek counsel from the attorneys in Cooley's Europe & U.K. practice.
Cooley is a nationally recognized leader for its innovative, forward-thinking and practical legal advice, a skill set also applied to the international needs of our U.S. clients. Our attorneys include dual-qualified lawyers, European language speakers and a broad range of experienced business and litigation lawyers who have advised U.S. companies expanding into Europe through greenfield investments, mergers and acquisitions, licensing, joint ventures and other strategic transactions in the member states of the European Union, Central and Eastern Europe and other, non-EU countries in Western Europe.
We regularly advise venture capital and private equity clients investing into European businesses, and advise on cross-border finance and debt transactions involving U.S. and European parties.
Our team understands the complex European legal systems and has the personal and professional background and experience that is essential for effective representation of European companies in the United States.
We have provided counsel to companies across a wide range of industries including life sciences, technology, telecommunications, semiconductors, interactive entertainment, finance and software.