2-5 yrs required
Palo Alto, CA, United States
Our company is looking for midlevel associates to join its elite, global corporate practice. Cooley's unique culture has been recognized on numerous top workplace lists, including Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For list. Cooley has a leading capital markets practice that represents issuers and underwriters in cutting edge transactions for well-known technology and life-sciences companies. In 2017, Cooley’s capital markets team advised on 136 completed capital markets transactions, including 30 IPOs, ranking Cooley #1 for issuer-side IPOs across all industries, #1 overall (issuer- and bank-side) for tech IPOs and #1 overall for life sciences IPOs. That momentum has continued into 2018 where Cooley has represented issuers and investment banks on more than 148 completed public company capital markets transactions, 36 of which have been IPOs. Of those 148 offerings, 48% have been issuer-side and 52% have been bank-side, a balanced leading practice that is virtually unheard of among law firms. Notable IPOs where Cooley was issuer counsel in recent years include Snap, Roku, DocuSign, Endava and others, as well as numerous follow-on and convertible debt offerings for Companies like Splunk, Atlassian, and Etsy.
Associates with two to five years of emerging company, public company, public securities and capital markets experience are encouraged to apply. Ideal candidates will have experience working in the corporate department of a national or international law firm (i) representing companies, investors and underwriters in public securities transactions; (ii) representing public companies in a wide variety of matters including corporate governance and SEC and exchange reporting and compliance; and (iii) managing client relationships and handling the day-to-day demands and work flow requirements of a variety of clients with sophisticated needs. EOE.