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Cooley LLP
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United States > Dispute resolution > Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

Cooley LLP‘s group is based in New York, handling white-collar matters across a range of regulated industries. Highlights for Ian Shapiro and Celia Barenholtz included representing Retrophin in the SEC and US Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York investigations of its former CEO, Martin Shkreli. Alan Levine is representing Glenwood Properties in four different official corruption investigations by state and federal prosecutors’ offices, involving campaign contributions and alleged payments to New York State legislative leaders. Jonathan Bach, who jointly leads the team, is representing a museum in connection with a federal grand jury investigation concerning the importation of ancient artefacts from the Middle East. Co-chair William Schwartz represented former Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP associate, Alex van der Zwaan, in connection with an investigation and prosecution conducted as part of the Mueller investigation.

United States > Intellectual property > Trade secrets (litigation and non-contentious matters)

Cooley LLP is highly skilled in non-competition agreements as well as trade secrets litigation. Key figure Ian Shapiro defended Sotera in litigation brought by Masimo, which claimed that its former employees who now work for Sotera had misappropriated trade secrets. Meanwhile, Michael Sheetz defended Rubrik employees who allegedly stole Dell EMC’s trade secrets. Elsewhere, Jonathan Bach defended Thermo Fisher Scientific against allegations of trade secret misappropriation involving DNA analysis techniques. The firm also advised the dating app Bumble against claims of trade secret violation brought by the founders’ former employer Match, which operates dating apps such as Tinder, OkCupid and Plenty of Fish. All lawyers are based in New York except Sheetz who is based in Boston.