Cooley LLP

March 23, 2011 15:02 ET

Cooley Partners Fulton and Ho Named to List of Top 25 Clean Tech Lawyers in California

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - March 23, 2011) - Cooley LLP announced today that partners Jim Fulton and Gordon Ho have been named as two of California's top 25 clean tech lawyers by legal newspaper The Daily Journal.

Fulton, who co-chairs Cooley's Clean Energy and Technologies practice and is based in the firm's Palo Alto office, serves as outside corporate counsel to a number of high-profile clean technology startups, and advises several of the most notable venture capital investors in the space. He has successfully represented companies applying for government grant and loans, including a major airline manufacturer.

Ho, also based in Palo Alto and co-founder of Cooley's Clean Energy and Technologies practice, has represented companies and venture capital firms in a wide range of significant transactions in the clean technology industry. Ho also serves as outside counsel to a long list of emerging companies focused on areas including solar, water, transportation and energy efficiency. He has also successfully counseled companies seeking government loans and grants that help speed innovations to market.

Ho and Fulton also chair, along with practice co-chair and leading clean energy project finance attorney Tom Amis, the firm's annual Clean Energy and Technology Conference, one of the industry's premier gatherings of leading investors and entrepreneurs. This year's conference is being held on October 5 in Silicon Valley.

"Jim and Gordon have been instrumental in building one of the top clean energy and technology practices in the country, and we are proud of their well-deserved recognition," said Eric Jensen, head of Cooley's Business Department. "As this promising and dynamic industry continues to grow and evolve, we look forward to continuing our leadership and serving as a strategic and legal partner to some of the most innovative companies in the industry."

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