Provided by Paul Hughes
Paul is Co-Chair of the Emerging Companies and Venture Capital Practice Group, former Managing Partner, and Chair of the firm’s Corporate Department. He also practices in the Health Care Department. He is experienced with the representation and operation of both mature and emerging growth companies in a variety of industries, including energy and utilities, information technology, clean technology, telecommunications, biotechnology, health care services, manufacturing, and outsourcing.
Paul regularly represents clients in the areas of debt and equity financings, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, strategic alliances, and corporate governance.
Paul has served as Vice President and General Counsel of a venture capital-backed pediatric health care services company and its pediatric clinical trials network. He was active in all aspects of business development, corporate strategy, and operations and was responsible for all of the companies’ legal affairs, including equity and debt financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances, licensing, real estate leasing, and contract negotiations.