New Media

Brian Goldstein, John Meltaus, Bob Jahrling, David Brown, Bill Asher, Larry Naughton, Karen Copenhaver

Blue Chip Clients

Lawyers have represented blue chip clients, including:

Astellas Pharma
Avid Technology
Citrix Systems
Dana Farber
General Electric
Linux Foundation
Mass General Hospital
Memorial Sloan-Kettering
Research in Motion
SeaChange International
Sierra Pacific
Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Capital Markets Leader

Lawyers have represented blue chip investment bankers and underwriters, including:

Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Canaccord Genuity
Deutsche Bank
JP Morgan Chase
Morgan Stanley
Needham & Co.
SG Cowen Securities
Stifel Nicolaus Weisel
UBS Securities
William Blair

Experts in Industry Partnerships

Lawyers have negotiated key strategic partnerships, licenses, joint ventures, distributorships and commercial transactions with industry leaders, including:

Baxter Healthcare  
Becton, Dickinson
Dow Chemicals  


Business & Technology

"this is a team that places a real emphasis on relationships; clients of all sizes enthused about the attention they received and likened the relationships to those with in-house counsel"

Chambers USA

Experts in Technology & Life Sciences

Representing leading technology and life sciences companies in their entire life cycle from start-up to public company to M&A.

Premier Venture Capital Practice

Represent investors and emerging companies in full range of venture financings across industries, geographies, and investment strategies.  Read more...

Experts in Mergers & Acquisitions

Expert representation of acquirers, targets, financing sources and investment bankers in public and private mergers and acquisitions, domestic and international.  Read more...

Transaction Powerhouse

  • Mergers and acquisitions with value over $60 billion.
  • Public company securities offerings with proceeds of over $20 billion.
  • Private placements with proceeds over $3.6 billion.
    (since 2000)

IP – Maximizing Value

Lawyers with PhDs and other advanced degrees perform cutting edge work and strategic planning in technology and life sciences.  One of first major Boston firms to establish patent group.  Nationally recognized IP litigation practice.  Read more...

World-Class Licensing Capability

Among most experienced and knowledgeable licensing lawyers in US in all areas including open source.

National/International Reach

Technology and life sciences company transactions in almost all 50 states and many foreign countries, especially in Europe, Asia and the Middle East.  Preeminent US – Canada cross-border practice.

National Recognition

  • Ranked among the top “Most Active Law Firms” worldwide based on number of private equity and venture capital deals negotiated and closed in 2012 (Private Equity Analyst)
  • Ranked nationally among the top law firms in the US for Middle-Market M&A and Venture Capital and Emerging Companies (The Legal 500, guide to the preeminent law firms in US)
  • Ranked among the top “Most Active Law Firms” worldwide based on number of private equity and venture capital funds worked on for general partners and limited partners that closed in 2012 (Private Equity Analyst)

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