Addition Displays the Continued Progress of the New York Workplace and Excessive Demand for Transactional Expertise Amongst Life Sciences Shoppers

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, the premier supplier of authorized companies to expertise, life sciences, and progress enterprises worldwide, introduced immediately that Seth Flaum has joined the agency’s expertise transactions division as a associate within the New York workplace, the place he’ll give attention to representing life sciences purchasers. He brings greater than 25 years of broad transactional expertise, representing corporations in complicated strategic transactions and varied company issues. The addition displays the persevering with progress of Wilson Sonsini’s New York workplace and ongoing demand for all times sciences transactional expertise.

Previous to becoming a member of the agency, Flaum was govt affiliate basic counsel for Daiichi Sankyo, Inc., a worldwide pharmaceutical firm primarily based in Japan, the place he suggested on an array of strategic transactions and managed a crew of attorneys and enterprise professionals accountable for implementing mental property and enterprise growth transactions.

Whereas at Daiichi Sankyo, Flaum recommended on strategic transactions, structuring, negotiating, and drafting strategic collaboration agreements, licensing agreements, analysis and growth agreements, co-promotion agreements, commercialization agreements, possibility agreements, materials switch agreements, scientific trial agreements, CRO agreements, distribution agreements, and manufacturing and provide agreements, in addition to different varieties of transactions. He additionally has expertise representing purchasers in private and non-private M&A transactions; conducting due diligence for all transactions, together with licensing and M&A transactions; and advising on antitrust points and filings, FINRA inquiries, SEC filings, and company governance issues.

Earlier than becoming a member of Daiichi Sankyo in 2006 as a company lawyer for administrative and industrial operations, Flaum labored as a senior affiliate at a regulation agency in New York from 2002 to 2006. Beforehand, he served as basic counsel at H&H Bagels from 1997 to 2002. He was additionally company counsel at Thompson Medical Firm and Slim Quick Meals Firm, and began his authorized profession as an affiliate at a regulation agency primarily based in Rockville, Maryland.

“The wholesome enterprise exercise within the U.S. and globally amongst life sciences corporations and traders signifies that purchasers are searching for deal-making expertise, together with experience with R&D agreements, collaborations, and different refined transactions,” mentioned Doug Clark, managing associate at Wilson Sonsini. “Together with his 16-plus years of in-house expertise at a worldwide pharmaceutical firm, Seth’s broad transactional, IP, and company expertise makes him a beneficial useful resource for the agency’s life sciences purchasers. We’re happy to welcome him to the agency.”

Wilson Sonsini’s life sciences expertise transactions follow is an revolutionary useful resource aimed toward offering start-up and rising life sciences corporations with insights, capabilities, and techniques to assist them thrive and tackle a few of their most difficult points, together with partnering, financing, operations, and commercialization.

The agency’s life sciences follow has grown to incorporate greater than 275 professionals, together with attorneys, patent brokers, and scientific advisors. A considerable variety of the agency’s practitioners have superior levels in biology, chemistry, engineering, or different scientific fields, and lots of of them have expertise working in laboratory, medical, or analysis settings. The crew additionally consists of attorneys who, like Flaum, have served as in-house authorized counsel for main life sciences corporations.

“I sit up for bringing my in depth transactional expertise to Wilson Sonsini and dealing with so many excellent attorneys, together with members of the agency’s expertise transactions crew, whom I’ve come to know through the course of my profession,” mentioned Flaum. “I am excited in regards to the alternative to proceed working with revolutionary life sciences purchasers and collaborating with your complete crew in New York to assist the agency develop its shopper base in varied life sciences markets on the East Coast.”

Flaum earned his J.D. from Loyola Regulation College in 1994, and a B.S. in finance from New York College Leonard N. Stern College of Enterprise. He’s admitted to follow in New York and New Jersey.

About Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
For greater than 60 years, Wilson Sonsini’s companies and authorized disciplines have centered on serving the principal challenges confronted by the administration and boards of administrators of enterprise enterprises. The agency is nationally acknowledged as a number one supplier to rising and established purchasers searching for authorized counsel to finish refined company and expertise transactions; handle governance and enterprise-scale issues; help with mental property growth, safety, and IP-driven transactions; symbolize them in contested disputes; and/or advise them on antitrust or different regulatory issues. With deep roots in Silicon Valley, Wilson Sonsini has workplaces in 18 expertise and enterprise hubs worldwide. For extra data, please go to www.wsgr.com.

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