SOURCE: Cooley Godward Kronish LLP

April 29, 2008 09:00 ET

Cooley Names Chief Financial Officer

RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - April 29, 2008) - Cooley Godward Kronish LLP announced today that Lisanne Fegan Morales has joined the Firm as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Morales, who has more than 20 years' experience in law firm financial management, comes to Cooley from Washington, DC-based law firm Arnold & Porter, where she was CFO.

At Cooley, Morales will be responsible for the Firm's overall financial and accounting functions. In her role, she will work closely and interact on a daily basis with the Firm's executive management team.

"We are pleased to welcome Lisanne to Cooley's management team," said Joe Conroy, Cooley's chief executive officer. "She is extremely talented and possesses a depth of experience which will bring a new perspective to our financial management while helping maintain the financial discipline and performance that has enabled us to prosper."

"Cooley is a preeminent national law firm and I'm honored to be a part of its exciting future," said Morales. "I look forward to working closely with Firm management and practice group leaders as we continue to grow and evolve to even better meet our clients' diverse legal needs."

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