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The Importance of Legal Counsel in startup formation, commercial partnerships and investors
February 24, 2022, 12 - 1 p.m.
Tom Cox, JD
Partner, McCarthy Duffy, LLP
Leveraging his experience as a Managing Director and Principal of three private investment firms and as an executive with two venture and private equity-backed companies, Tom brings a unique perspective to his practice, which focuses on serving the needs of privately held businesses, their executives, and their investors. In particular, he works closely with emerging and growth-oriented businesses in initial organizational, structural, and shareholder activities and board matters, equity incentive plan development and implementation, general corporate, commercial, and real estate activities, supplier relationships, and general regulatory compliance matters, particularly in the healthcare industry. He regularly supports the legal and business needs of both early stage and middle market firms in connection with equity and debt financings, joint ventures, mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures. Representative clients range from start-ups licensing novel technologies from universities to multi-national, private equity-backed businesses.