Gary Kocher, a partner in K&L Gates’ emerging growth and venture capital practice group, focuses on business formation, financing and M&A transactions. He works with founders, emerging growth companies and investors seeking to commercialize innovation in the consumer product, information technology and life sciences areas. Gary advises on a broad range of transactional matters including joint ventures, fund formations, strategic alliances, acquisitions and divestitures. He serves as counsel on numerous cross-border financing and M&A transactions involving Canadian and Asian companies. He is also a member of the Legal Advisory Council for the Angel Capital Association and works with several prominent angel investor groups.