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Lewis J. Geffen

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Boston
617.348.1834



Education

  • Harvard University (JD)
  • University of Massachusetts - Amherst (BA)

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • New York

Lewis is Co-chair of the firm’s Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Practice, focusing primarily in the areas of venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, corporate law, intellectual property, and securities law.

He regularly represents technology-based companies, principally in the areas of biotechnology, biomedical, medtech, networking and communications, Internet, and software. His clients range in size from start-up ventures to large public companies. He routinely counsels these clients on their growth and development, advises their boards of directors and management, and assists them with a wide range of domestic and international transactions, including venture capital and other private financings, technology licensing, mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances, and public offerings.

Lewis also regularly represents venture capital firms in both fundraising and portfolio investment activities and underwriters in public offerings and private placements of equity and debt securities.

Recognitions & Awards

  • Recognized by The Legal 500 United States as “a well-known life sciences expert” for Venture Capital and Emerging Companies (2014)
  • Recommended by The Legal 500 United States for Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts - Venture Capital and Emerging Companies (2013)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent