San Diego, CA – Continuing to expand its renowned life sciences platform, nationally and on the West Coast, Mintz, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo, P.C. announced the addition of Adam Lenain as a Member in the firm’s Corporate Practice, based in San Diego. Adam, who regularly represents public and private life sciences companies, is the former general counsel of AMSI, Inc., a privately held, San Diego-based, biotechnology company and most recently was a partner with K&L Gates.
“Life sciences companies nationwide require counselors with the breadth and depth of expertise to navigate an array of challenges, from long product development pipelines and increased regulatory hurdles to pricing pressure and access to capital,” said Bob Bodian, Managing Member of Mintz. “Adam is a highly regarded counselor who fits perfectly in our nationally-recognized life sciences practice. He also joins us at a time when Mintz, coming off its best fiscal year in history, is on pace to have another record breaking year.”
Mr. Lenain represents and counsels clients in various stages of development throughout the corporate life cycle, from start up to exit. He handles equity and debt financings, commercial transactions, licensing and collaborations, and general corporate matters, and advises on corporate governance and regulatory compliance, including the SEC and Sarbanes-Oxley. Additionally, he represents buyers and sellers in connection with acquisitions, including structuring and negotiating mergers, asset acquisitions and sales of stock for both private and public companies.
“Adam is a great addition to the deep bench of life sciences practitioners and across the firm,” said Daniel T. Pascucci, Managing Member of Mintz San Diego office. “He is well-known and highly regarded by his peers and among the region’s top life sciences companies. We are delighted to welcome him to the firm and to the San Diego office.”