Cooley Opens in Boston

Cooley Godward Kronish LLP has opened an office in Boston. The office features 10 Boston-based partners from other firms, including lead partner John Hession, who previously was with McDermott Will & Emery. Lester Fagen joins from Goulston & Storrs, and will lead Cooley's business and tech practice in Boston, and its firm-wide private equity practice. Other corporate practice attorneys include Alfred Browne III (Sullivan & Worcester), Miguel Vega (Sullivan & Worcester), Patrick Mitchell (Goulston & Storrs) and Marc Recht (McDermott Will & Emery). The litigation group will feature Thomas Meyers (Sullivan & Worcester) and Robert Tosti (Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge), while the IP practice will include Thomas Meyers (Sullivan & Worcester) and Tosti. Cooley's new Boston team all were at one point in their careers with Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault, which dissolved in 2005. www.cooley.com