Practice focuses on biotechnology, medical device, health information and other technology-based companies, and representation of private equity/venture capital funds and investment banks that fund such companies, including academic medical centres and universities, primarily in the US, Canada and Israel. Assists companies in formulating domestic and international growth strategies and in sourcing capital. Advises on venture and later-stage financings, IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, licensing transactions and joint ventures or alliances with strategic partners. Also coordinates domestic and international structuring to dovetail with intellectual property and tax planning and regulatory strategy. Directorships include: The Hospital for Sick Children (Trustee); Genesis, incubator for social entrepreneurship (Chair and Founder); and Health Technologies Fund (External Review Panel), among others. New York Bar, 1985. Massachusetts Bar, 1989. JD, 1984, Harvard Law School. BA, 1980 (summa cum laude), Barnard College, Columbia University.
Year Called to the Bar:
1985 (New York); 1989 (Massachusetts)