Business of Law
Cooley recruits co-chair of Sheppard Mullin corporate group for growing LA office
By Martha Neil
Feb 19, 2013, 04:35 pm CST
A mergers and acquisitions specialist who co-chairs the corporate practice group of Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton is joining Cooley’s growing Los Angeles area office, along with another corporate partner from the firm.
Established less than a year ago, the office now has nearly 20 lawyers, including new hires Thomas Hopkins and Ian Smith, according to Reuters.
Known as a Silicon Valley tech powerhouse, Cooley now has 700 attorneys in 11 offices in the U.S. and China.
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