What I do:
I counsel private and public companies on transformative transactions, including acquisitions, company sales and securities offerings, with an emphasis on the high technology and life sciences industries.
Cooley lawyers guide start-ups from formation through to their sale or IPO; negotiate IP licenses and partnerships; litigate claims; advise venture capital funds; and help cutting-edge businesses and their investors navigate complex regulatory changes. Our support of stakeholders throughout the innovation ecosystem allows us to provide our clients with deep insights on how to advance and defend their interests today so they can accomplish more tomorrow.
What my clients value:
An honest advisor who strives to be a real partner in helping clients realize their objectives; a practical, business-minded focus on getting deals done without a big ego.
Promoting diversity in the legal profession; travel; spending time with family.
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