Technology, Telecommunications and Life Sciences

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Stevens & Lee brings a unique combination of innovative and creative advice, a wide range of experience and an in-depth understanding of the key issues driving the industry to assist technology, telecommunication and life science companies to succeed in today’s highly competitive market.

We work with clients to:

  • Secure financing and capitalize growth
  • Establish and build strategic alliances
  • Anticipate and comply with government requirements, including FDA, FCC and other regulatory matters
  • Develop, protect and commercialize intellectual property
  • Develop, expand and operate facilities
  • Build and manage teams and establish equity and other incentive programs
  • Securities law compliance and reporting
  • Establish and maintain corporate governance and compliance programs

In addition, we actively and aggressively defend clients in intellectual property matters, antitrust matters and general business disputes, as well as government regulatory actions.

We work with a wide range of industry participants, from start-ups to well-established leaders in the areas of computer hardware and infrastructure, computer software and services, Internet, e-commerce, social networks, cloud, fiber optics, electronics, nanoparticles, robotics, telecommunications, satellite, broadcasting, narrowcasting, environmental sciences, alternative energy, engineering, power generation and other technologies. Life sciences companies we represent include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, bioinformatics, diagnostics, vaccine, genomics, nanotechnology, proteomics, chemistry and drug design, medical device, cosmetics/cosmeceutical, nutrition/nutraceutical, pharmacy and health care companies.

We also represent colleges and universities, laboratories, contract research organizations (CROs), manufacturers, consultants and suppliers in a variety of matters involving technology, telecommunication and life science companies, as well as the angels, venture capitalists, investment funds and other entities that invest in them.

Our lawyers have strong ties to the investment community and are experienced in representing and working with incubators, accelerators, investment banks and commercial banks, venture capital and private equity firms, institutional lenders, independent directors committees, advisory boards and management groups.

Industry-focused service from a team of multidisciplinary professionals

Through our multidisciplinary platform of affiliated businesses, our professionals offer a wide range of services to clients in this industry. In addition to the expertise provide by Stevens & Lee lawyers, professionals in our platform’s investment bank, Griffin Financial Group, provide comprehensive investment banking services and are particularly skilled in sale and merger transactions, debt and equity capital raises and recapitalizations. Professionals in our diverse platform include a former founder, CEO and seller of an IT business, a former general counsel for a number of software companies, a lawyer with many years of experience in business development for a large public biotech company, as well as a nationally recognized telecom investment banker, consultant and investor.

Michael A. Gruin



Harrisburg Market Square 717.255.7365

Richard J. Pinto



Princeton 609.987.6650

David R. Richie, II

Of Counsel


Reading 610.478.2127

Elliott J. Stein



Princeton 609.987.7050

New York 646.254.6391