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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Private Equity: Buyouts & Venture Capital Investment

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What the team is known for

Noted for its well-rounded platform for emerging businesses, offering expert counsel on financing transactions as well as in deal-adjacent issues such as tax, capital markets and intellectual property, alongside a nationally reputed employee benefits and labor and employment practice. Noted for its expertise in the life sciences and healthcare sectors.

Strengths

A client says: "I've found them to be extremely responsive and also found them to act with common sense. They have developed a good alignment with what we're trying to achieve and what our challenges are and work well with us to lessen the burden."

Another client adds: "It's more than just emerging or VC-backed companies expertise, it's also important to have life sciences expertise. The issues in life sciences are inherently different. They're part of the fabric of the life sciences industry, and that's been very important."

A source notes: "They're really good, from a technical perspective, in understanding key elements of the deal. What I like the most about them is that they have good, sound business judgment."

Work highlights

Represented EmendoBio on its $61 million Series B financing round, led by AnGes.

Notable practitioners

Julio Vega enjoys an excellent reputation for his representation of technology and life sciences startups and mature companies across the full gamut of transactional and broader corporate law issues. He offers significant experience advising on financing transactions, as well as commercial agreements.
"He's a detail-oriented, long-term strategist who's very experienced."

Michael Conza 's diverse corporate law practice features notable strengths in the venture capital sector, where he acts for emerging businesses and investors on formation, financing and exits. He is particularly skilled in acting for companies in the technology sector, notably the software, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity fields.
"I have a lot of confidence in him in terms of business judgment and experience getting deals done. I always call him when I have a tough problem." "He helps me understand every risk I'm taking and then tells me what's bearable and what isn't. He's a dealmaker."

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Overview

Morgan Lewis’s private equity lawyers in Massachusetts provide growth businesses with personalized and effective long-term representation, from initial startup to maturity. Our Boston office serves clients in the healthcare and life sciences fields, including pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, and ag-tech businesses; information technology companies; ecommerce companies; renewable energy businesses; telecommunications companies; technology-driven hardware companies; and fintech businesses.

Our Boston office is seen as a significant anchor of our leading venture capital and private equity practice in the Northeast that runs geographically from Boston to Washington, DC. Our lawyers in Boston collaborate with colleagues in our other Northeast offices to serve emerging businesses, venture capital firms, and private equity groups in the region. Our Boston lawyers work across offices and practices to provide legal services well suited to rapidly growing technology and life sciences companies, including guidance on venture capital and other corporate finance, M&A, IPOs, IP protection, employment, international expansion, regulatory, cybersecurity, and tax issues.

Private Equity: Buyouts & Venture Capital Investment

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

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One Federal St.,

Boston

Massachusetts

USA

MA 02110-1726

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

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Private Equity: Venture Capital Investment


Julio E Vega
Band 3
Michael A Conza
Band 4