Life Sciences

Our Life Sciences Industry Practice Team is comprised of experienced attorneys with deep knowledge of the unique legal needs of the life sciences industry and hands-on experience in life sciences transactions. We have represented all stages of life sciences companies, from start-ups to public companies, in complex, strategic M&A and IP transactions. Our attorneys have assisted clients in many sectors of the life sciences industry, including pharmaceutical companies, CMOs, CROs, animal health companies, agribusinesses, biotechs, medical device manufacturers, medical research centers, and supporting business services. We understand the legal needs of life sciences companies are multi-faceted so we utilize a multi-disciplinary approach to servicing our clients.


Our team has represented life sciences companies on matters involving:


  • Mergers & Acquisitions (companies, divisions, plants & pharmaceutical products)
  • Joint Ventures & Partnerships
  • Technology Transfers
  • Venture Capital Financings
  • Corporate Governance & Commercial Contracts


  • License Agreements (in-bound and out-bound)
  • Strategic Research, Development and Collaboration Agreements
  • Manufacturing, Supply & Distribution Agreements
  • Co-Promotion Agreements
  • Royalty Monetization Agreements
  • Software Licenses and other IT Agreements

Team Members

Our team members include the following:

  • Corporate & Securities – Gene Jones, Ken Carroll, Kip Johnson, Grayson Hale, Carolyn Roach & Megan Gemunder
  • Intellectual Property – Jennifer Collins & Randy Whitmeyer