Yvan-Claude Pierre

full bio

My practice focuses on advising clients on a wide range of public offerings, M&A and other significant corporate transactions around the world. I have advised on 250+ capital markets offerings in my career. I am frequent public speaker on matters relating to public offerings and other topics relevant to private and public companies. I am often quoted by news sources and industry journals as a leading authority on IPOs, including The American Lawyer, Law360, Reuters, Investor’s Business Daily, BBC News, BusinessDesk, The Deal, Financial Times, Directorship, Social Cloudcast, Zimbio, Technology Spectator and Business Spectator. I have also been “recommended” by The Legal 500 for Capital Markets: Equity Offerings – both for advice to Issuers and Managers. And I was profiled by Law360 for pricing two IPOs on the same day.

Why Cooley?

Cooley is an elite law firm made up of amazing people in every area of the firm who are all family that coalesce around the ethos of “Being Cooley.” Our firm provides the opportunity to be a part of a collaborative and diverse culture with brilliant attorneys, providing the highest level of expertise and client service to the most innovative and disruptive companies in the world. 

Some of the clients with whom I work

Shake Shack, Etsy, Syneos Health, MasterCard, Semler Scientific, Outlook Therapeutics, DigniFi, Delos Living, Ureeka, ZincFive 

Our clients would say

YCP advises us on our most complex and transformative transactions, and works 24/7 to assist us in achieving our goals and strategic objectives.

If I wasn’t a lawyer at Cooley, I would be

Soul Cycle instructor or chef