Cooley Godward Kronish is elevating seven lawyers to partner, effective Jan. 1. All but one are based in California.

In San Francisco, associate Jeffrey Gutkin, 35, a 2000 graduate of the University of Michigan Law School, focuses on antitrust, class action and other complex business litigation.

Associate Chrystal Jensen, 38, a 2000 graduate of the University of Chicago Law School, has a business and corporate law practice that includes public and private offerings, M&A, and venture capital financings.

Associate Ian O’Donnell, 36, a 1999 graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center, is a business attorney who focuses on the formation and representation of domestic and international private equity and venture capital funds.

In Palo Alto, associate Wendy Davis, 34, a 1999 graduate of the University of Chicago Law School, is a business attorney who specializes in equity and executive compensation.

Associate Erik Edwards, 33, a 2000 graduate of the Santa Clara University School of Law, practices securities and corporate law.

In San Diego, associate Mazda Antia, a 2000 graduate of the Northwestern University School of Law, focuses on health care litigation, complex business litigation and commercial class actions.

A year ago, the firm elevated 12 to partner.