FisherBroyles Welcomes John ‘Jay’ Coogan

Aug 31, 2023
  • FisherBroyles News

Philadelphia, PA – August 31, 2023 – FisherBroyles, LLP is pleased to announce John ‘Jay’ Coogan has been appointed a Partner of the Firm.

Jay joins FisherBroyles from Ballard Spahr LLP. His practice covers M&A, securities, private equity, corporate governance, and health & pharmacy law. He advises publicly held and private companies and investment firms on mergers, acquisitions, and securities offerings.

His clients include businesses across the technology, healthcare, business services, energy, and consumer products sectors, among others. He also represents venture capital firms and startups seeking funding.

Jay serves as outside general counsel to various enterprises; advising boards, management, and controlling stockholders on litigation management, compliance, intellectual property management, human resources issues, and strategic planning.

 Michael Pierson, Managing Partner – Global Corporate at FisherBroyles, said:

“We are thrilled to welcome Jay to FisherBroyles. His outstanding experience servicing businesses, investment firms, private capital funds, and family offices are great additions to the Firm’s securities and M&A practice groups.”

John ‘Jay’ Coogan, Partner at FisherBroyles, commented:

 “I am delighted to join FisherBroyles as a Partner. I am convinced the Firm’s innovative distributed model will support me in growing and broadening my practice, and offering a superior service to my clients. I look forward to working with its strong bench of securities and M&A lawyers.”

Jay received his B.A. from Vanderbilt University and his J.D. from Tulane University School of Law. He is admitted in Pennsylvania and New York.


Further information


Michael Pierson, Managing Partner – Global Corporate

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Direct: +1 202 445 3779



Ben Rothschild

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