SOURCE: Cooley LLP

Cooley LLP

September 15, 2011 14:17 ET

Cooley Partner Andrew Lustig Named a Top 40 Under 40 Business Leader

RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - Sep 15, 2011) - Cooley LLP announced today that partner Andrew Lustig has been named one of the Washington region's brightest young business leaders under 40 by the Washington Business Journal in its annual Top 40 Under 40 list.

Based in Cooley's Reston, Va. office, Lustig specializes in private equity investments, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate representation of high-growth technology companies in both the commercial and government marketplace. He also represents a number of leading venture capital and private equity firms.

Lustig is also a founder and board member of MissionLink, an exclusive, CEO-only organization which fosters collaboration, access and opportunity for companies focused on defense and national security missions (www.missionlinkdc.org). MissionLink and Lustig have been featured in The Washington Post, The Washington Business Journal and The Washington Times.

"Andy has established himself as one of the leading legal advisors to technology companies and government contractors in the region, and is a key contributor in helping Cooley maintain and build upon its preeminence in the Mid-Atlantic," said Cooley partner Mike Lincoln, a leading corporate attorney and head of the firm's lateral recruiting and strategic growth initiatives. "We are proud of Andy's well-deserved recognition."

Lustig earned a J.D. from the William and Mary School of Law in 1998 and a B.A. in Latin American Studies from the University of Virginia in 1995. He is a member of the Texas State Bar and the Virginia State Bar.

Cooley's Mid-Atlantic presence includes more than 130 attorneys in its Washington, D.C. and Reston, Va. offices.

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