Cooley LLP Discussions

Cooley, Goodwin or Wilson for venture capital?

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I’m looking at my options, and exploring career pages on firms websites. Seeing a lot of jobs that have been posted in 2022/2023. Are these openings still live? Is it worth applying? I was looking at … more

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Cross post w biglaw group: How strict is RTO for LA firms, specifically Paul Hastings, Skadden, Mayer Brown, GDC, Mofo, Omelveny, DLA, Kirkland, Latham, Cooley, Ropes, STB, Morgan Lewis, Milbank, Whi… more

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How strict is RTO for LA firms, specifically Paul Hastings, Skadden, Mayer Brown, GDC, Mofo, Omelveny, DLA, Kirkland, Latham, Cooley, Ropes, STB, Morgan Lewis, Milbank, White and Case and Covington?

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What are the best patent litigation teams/firms to join if my ultimate goal is to go in-house as early as possible? How would you rate Fenwick, Orrick, Cooley, Perkins, and Weil on that scale? Any oth… more

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What are the best patent litigation teams/firms to join if my ultimate goal is to go in-house as early as possible? How would you rate Fenwick, Orrick, Cooley, Perkins, and Weil on that scale? Any oth… more

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Anyone know if Cooley is remote friendly for staff positions? I know someone that is interested in one of their non-attorney staff positions but is looking for a hybrid role. This would be in SoCal.

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Any insight into how quickly Cooley makes decisions after a callback?

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How’s Cooley Miami? Did a group from another firm join or Cooley people moved there?

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Attn Seattle people: any insight on the corporate practices at Wilson Sonsini, Fenwick, and Cooley in the PNW? Are these true standalone offices or mostly satellites?

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Any insights on DC Cooley litigation? Particularly white collar or antitrust?

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How much of a book of business would one need to become an income partner at Cooley, Latham, and DLA Piper?

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Is trying to lateral into Cooley LLP a good idea?

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What’s the deal with WSGR? Seems like most people burn out at a bigger firm and then land there. Looking at an office on the east coast. Why not just go to Cooley?

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Nvidia up 30% on earnings and nearing a $1T market cap on AI headwinds - single-handedly keeping their law firm Cooley from having to lay off another 150 associates 🥹

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Which firm has best tech trans group among this group - Goodwin, Cooley, WSGR or Orrick?

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Cooley was dragged when it did layoffs because it impacted Asians more. Colleagues at Gunderson have begun noticing that layoffs have impacted diverse people more. Obviously not surprising given that … more

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So the big offenders in terms of layoffs so far are AFAIK Goodwin, Cooley and Kirkland. Anyone else worthy of mentioning in the notorious list?

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Anyone in Cooley at nyc that has insights about the debt finance team? Also looking for a referral. I am a 4th year at a V50

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Any insights on Cooley Singapore ecvc/m&a? Hours? Culture? Type of work?

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Anyone have an idea what the pay is like for a resource attorney at Cooley? Since resource attorneys don’t bill is it just a 9-5?

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Any M&A attys that can comment on Cooley SF/Palo Alto? I’d appreciate people’s opinion on senior associates, partners, work environment, burnout, and life post lay offs.

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Would you apply to a firm that just had major layoffs if it has an opening in your practice area? Cooley, Goodwin, Gunderson?

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Cooley (ex) here. Failed the bar and I was fired. Anyone else in the same boat, or am I the only one?

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Are there any corporate / M&A paralegals recently affected by the biglaw layoffs (e.g., Cooley, Gunderson) looking to make a switch to in-house? Remote position. DM me if interested!

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Cooley is definitely getting a 1 out of 10 on the next vault survey. Punish them

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Keeping track of firms with layoffs: K&E, Cooley, Gunderson. Any others?

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Cooley folks check in. What did they give you? Are you still up on the website?

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Now that Yale, Harvard, and Columbia are boycotting US News rankings and will be unranked . . . Cooley Law once again has an excuse to claim they are equally ranked as Yale, Harvard, and Columbia. And… more

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Cooley wouldnt fire stub years would they? Generally, would the incoming first years be on the chopping block or can they be considered safe?

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Any info on how much Cooley cull has impacted London?

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Anyone know if Arnold & Porter requires you to be at the firm for one year to take parental leave? Or Cooley?

Firms like Cooley or Gunderson hiring?

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Seeing Cooley do a 180 from fully remote to 3x a week in the office has me insanely grateful that I took a fully remote position while they were available.

I live an hour from my office and I actually… more

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Can someone please, for the love of god, explain what is happening at Cooley in laymen terms

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Heard Cooley can only afford to hire Cooley Law grads at this point. Things must be rough there.

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Currently an associate at a major ECVC big law firm (ie. a Cooley, Fenwick, Gunderson, etc) and considering taking an offer for an early stage company's general counsel role. Do you have advice, … more

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Any experience working as a corporate paralegal with Cooley, LLP?

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Latham or Cooley for Bay Area corporate work, especially EC/VC? And is EC/VC a good practice area to start in as a junior associate?

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McKinsey & Company Several postings for EAs at McKinsey & Company (various offices). DM me if you have any questions!

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Anyone here a long term IQVIA employee? How have we dealt with economic downturn? Do we have yearly layoffs like Big4?

Have any of you transitioned from law firm practice or in-house to a Compliance Officer role? If so, what are the advantages and the drawbacks? I assume a pay cut might be involved?

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Anyone working in Insurance Tax (Premium/State/Excise/SUT/etc.)? I’m feeling undervalued and burned out. I have been in my role for 5 years and I’m making 80k. I’m a top performer and on top of my defined role I also train new hires, manage the interns, and serve on several committees. Is this what I should be making as a Specialist? I generally enjoy what I do and the people I work with. Do I need to jump ship?

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I keep seeing these ads for that thing where you buy a lordship by purchasing land in Ireland or something. Is that legit? Or are they just printing out a certificate without actually selling you any land?

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🏆 Inspo Thread 🏆
Getting laid off is tough—let's use this thread to lift each other up and share any inspiration or encouragement you've encountered while navigating this difficult time.

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