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Latham & Watkins LLP
CA 94025
United States
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Patrick A. Pohlen is a partner in Latham & Watkins' Silicon Valley and San Francisco offices, where he is a member of the firm's Emerging Companies Practice and the firm's Corporate Department. Mr. Pohlen is one of the nation's leading attorneys in representing technology, life science and cleantech companies and the financial institutions (venture capitalists and investment banks) that finance them. His practice focuses on company representation (public and private), general corporate counseling, corporate governance, private finance, public offerings, securities, mergers and acquisitions.


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United States > M&A/corporate and commercial > Venture capital and emerging companies

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Latham & Watkins LLP‘s team is ‘cohesive from coast to coast‘, and stands out for its strength in assisting clients with all aspects of the life-cycle of emerging companies. Technology and life sciences are notable areas of expertise for the group; recent highlights include advising Neurogene on its $68.5m Series A financing round, in order to develop gene therapy programs. Boston-based John Chory and Benjamin Potter in Silicon Valley co-lead the emerging companies practice. In Silicon Valley, Patrick Pohlen and life sciences expert Alan Mendelson are also key contacts. Boston-based Susan Mazur is also recommended.