After being recognised as London Office of the Year at the British Legal Awards in November, Cooley London continues upward trend by welcoming notable litigator Louise Delahunty as a partner. Brining 30+ years of experience navigating global investigations, Delahunty has experience in white collar criminal defence and internal investigations.
“I’m excited to come on board and contribute to Cooley’s momentum in London,” said Delahunty. “Handling some of the world’s most complex litigation challenges is core to Cooley, which has an enviable track record of success both in the United States and more recently here in the UK.”
Having previously worked for Sullivan & Cromwell as European Council and for Simmons & Simmons where she was a partner and member of the firm’s crime, fraud and investigations group, Delahunty earned her LLB from King’s College London and completed the Law Society Finals at the College of Law, Guildford.
She was recently named the 2015 IFRL Woman White Collar Crime Lawyer of the Year and has been featured in The Lawyer’s Hot 100.
Managing partner of Cooley’s London Office Justin Stock said: “We’re thrilled to have Louise join us. She brings a wealth of experience to our litigation department, further enhancing our ability to meet the needs of our clients in London and beyond.”
Chair of Cooley’s global litigation department Michael Attanasio added “Louise has deep experience representing global companies and individuals in a wide variety of white collar matters involving allegations of fraud, corruption and economic sanctions. Her track record of success will be a great asset in further expanding our global litigation capabilities.”