Peter Werner is an American startup attorney at Cooley LLP in San Francisco.  He represents high-growth companies and their investors. He is on Cooley's firmwide technology committee. Werner is a curator of Cooley GO, Cooley's microsite for entrepreneurs and startups. 
After college he became a paralegal in 1996 for Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison LLP. After a year with the firm, he joined Cooley LLP, also as a paralegal. After a summer with Schiff Harden LLP, he returned to Cooley in 2000 where he has been a Partner ever since. 
As an attorney for various startups over a number of years in Silicon Valley and other cities, he has interacted with some of the smartest and brightest in their field. He works mostly as an advisor for the leaders of the companies or entities that he represents. 
Werner is married and has two sons.