January 18, 2017


The Harvard Law Entrepreneurship Project is proud to be sponsored by some of the top law firms providing legal services to startups and technology companies.



Cooley is one of the premier startup law firms, with consistent recognition for its VC-backed transactions, general emerging companies practice, and innovation in legal practice.  With offices in all the major startup hubs, including Boston, San Francisco, Palo Alto, New York, and European and Asian branches, Cooley has a constant thumb on the global startup ecosystem.  Cooley also offers pro bono support to HLEP by advising some of our student-run client teams.


Founded over a century ago in Boston, Goodwin has over 1000 lawyers in 10 offices around the world and is renowned for providing top-notch services to founders, investors, and Fortune 500 clients.  Goodwin is regularly recognized by the likes of U.S. News-Best Lawyers, Law360, and Chambers USA for its Life Sciences and IP practices. Goodwin also contributes its expertise to HLEP by supervising client project teams.

Fenwick & West

Founded in Silicon Valley, Fenwick & West has been a leader in startup and technology legal practice for decades.  With the opening of its first east coast office in New York this year, Fenwick is expanding its presence beyond the west coast and China for the first time.  HLEP is excited to bring on Fenwick as a partner in sponsorship and team advising, especially since Fenwick is home to some of our own HLEP alumni.

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

WSGR has deep roots in the bay area and has long been a premier law firm advising technology, life sciences, and growth enterprises around the world. Today, Wilson Sonsini is also a leader in tech licensing transactions, technology financings and M&A, and securities class actions. WSGR has been a strong partner to HLEP for many years, and we are exceedingly grateful for their expertise in the space and their support for our students and our clients.



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