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Reed Smith LLP

Corporate/M&A

2 ranked lawyersBand 2New JerseyUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Has a strong transactional profile with particular strength in life sciences. Advises on the full gamut of corporate transactions in the pharmaceutical, medical device and biotech sectors. Also frequently provides advice to alternative energy companies in transactional and corporate governance matters. Also able to advise on private equity mandates.

Strengths

"The team is very experienced in the life sciences industry, meaning they know what is market and can prioritize what is needed to get to the desired goal or business arrangement," reports a source.

"The lawyers are thoughtful and business-minded in their approach," says a client, adding: "They know our goals and can help us achieve them."

Another interviewee says: "The team easily communicates with business owners and can explain terms in a way that ensures their understanding."

Work highlights

Advised G&W Laboratories on the divestiture to Cosette Pharmaceuticals of two subsidiaries which collectively owned and operated a contract pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Lincolnton, North Carolina.

Notable practitioners

Betty Yan advises companies within the life sciences industry on a variety of corporate matters.
"Betty has an in-house counsel's insight, which is invaluable. She can focus not only on the legal implications but also the business drivers on transactions." "She is extremely efficient and has a good sense of judgment on legal issues."

Diane Frenier is recognized for her representation of a multitude of companies within the life sciences and pharmaceutical arenas.
"She works around the clock and gets things done - her ability to handle multiple transactions at the same time is remarkable."

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New Jersey

Corporate/M&A


Betty Yan
Band 3
Diane M Frenier
Band 3