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Greenberg Traurig’s Life Sciences & Medical Technology Group Holds Deal-Making Workshop and Networking Reception in San Francisco

For the fourth consecutive year, Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Global Life Sciences & Medical Technology Group hosted two events coincident with the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco.

On Jan. 8, 2018, from 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., the Group presented “Insiders’ Views of Deal Making,” a lively and informative panel discussion that featured seasoned executives from leading life sciences companies. Speakers shared best practices, pitfalls of deals – including M&A, licensing, joint ventures, and strategic collaborations – and their predictions on what 2018 will hold for deal making. Panelists from the U.S., Europe and China included:


  • Shaun Grady, VP Strategic Partnering and Business Development, AstraZeneca
  • Lizabeth Leveille, Associate VP and Head, Boston Innovation Hub; Business Development & Licensing, Merck Research Laboratories
  • Jeremy Sohn, VP, Head of Digital Business Development & Licensing; Global Head of Digital Development, Novartis
  • Angela Wang, Senior VP, Neusoft Corporation
  • Qingxi (Charles) Wang, President, International Division, CSPC Pharmaceutical Group

The panel was moderated by the co-chairs of Greenberg Traurig’s Global Life Sciences & Medical Technology Group, David J. Dykeman (Boston shareholder, patent attorney and co-chair of Boston Intellectual Property & Technology Group) and David C. Peck (Fort Lauderdale shareholder, Corporate & Securities), as well as Fiona Adams (Corporate & Securities shareholder and co-chair of London office).

The program was followed by a private wine tasting and networking reception attended by more than 300 healthcare industry executives and investors.

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