James A. LebovitzDechert LLP
...James A. Lebovitz
...James A. Lebovitz
...James A. Lebovitz is a partner and chair of the life sciences and technology group.He is also a member of the health law group.He
has more than 20 years of experience focusing on corporate and securities law, with an emphasis on representation of both private and public life sciences, technology, and growth companies.He
also has extensive experience representing venture capital investors and investment banking firms. ,, Mr. Lebovitz has particular experience representing companies in the life sciences industry, including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, and health care.He
is recognized for his
ability to capture and structure the capital life sciences companies need, including private placements and public offerings, to support the long development and commercialization process.In addition, he
negotiates and executes strategic mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, spin-offs, joint ventures, and other strategic collaborations to enhance the development and commercialization of new technologies and scientific breakthroughs. ,, In the last few years alone, Mr. Lebovitz
has advised on a wide range of domestic and international corporate finance and M&A transactions, including:,,
...In addition, Mr. Lebovitz has been counsel to companies in the hardware, Internet, and credit card processing industries. ,
, Mr. Lebovitz joined Dechert in July 1999 as a partner in the Philadelphia office following three years as the general counsel of a national, publicly traded, physician practice management company. ,
, Professional Activities,Mr. Lebovitz is a Trustee of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and The Baldwin School and is President of the Board of Trustees of the Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial.
Education Mr. Lebovitz is a graduate of Yale College (B.A.,1979), where he served as editor-in-chief of the Yale Daily News, the University of Virginia School of Law (J.D., 1982), where he served as notes editor of The Virginia Journal of International Law, and the University of Cambridge (LL.M., 1983).