David Peinsipp, Cooley LLP corporate partner, has accomplished a lot so far in his law career. In
2014, he was honored to be named in the Los Angeles and San Francisco based Daily Journal’s
“Top 20 Under 40” list.
As a 1998 graduate of the University of Florida, with a Bachelors of Science is psychology, David
Peinsipp attended New York University School of Law earning his JD in 2001.
David is a tech corporate lawyer with a focuses in IPOs and capital market offerings. Working
with IPOs means that he focuses on launching stocks, a type of public offering, in which shares of
a stock in a company are usually sold to institutional investors. The process is more or less “going
public.” Becoming a publicly traded organization provides several benefits to a previously private
company including: enlarging and diversifying equity base, enabling cheaper access to capital,
increasing exposure, prestige and public image, and attracting better management and
Since 2011, David has been involved in over 50 IPOs or other offerings of debt or equity. He
represents investment banks, venture capitalists, and financial institutions. He has became a
partner of Cooley LLP several years ago and has been on the team since 2001.
Cooley LLP is an international firm, founded in the United States and has gone on to expand into
the United Kingdom, and China. The firm’s focus areas include technology, life sciences, real
estate, financial services, retail and energy. With over 850 lawyers in over 11 offices, David is a
stand out star. The firm successfully ranks at number 55 in the United States, and has ranked at
number 47 in overall gross revenue for U.S. firms. In 2011 Cooley was name the U.S. Tax Court
firm of the year by the International Tax Review.
In addition to clients within the technical start up field, David Peinsipp has clients working in the
professional sports industry, including with NFL players on prestigious teams such as the San
Francisco 49ers, and the Houston Texans. His career thus far has allowed him to work with
companies or banks to get better financing, IPOs, and general financial advice. He is currently
expanding into other facets of law.
Outside of work, David has interests in civil rights, social action, human rights, politics, science,
and technology. He is also a member of the California Bar Association, created by the state
legislature in 1927. Membership affords attorneys the right to practice law in California.