Bloomberg Law
Sept. 9, 2020, 10:01 AM

Orrick Taps Ex Biotech Legal Boss to Run Life Sciences Licensing

Ruiqi Chen
Ruiqi Chen

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe is launching a life sciences licensing team led by new partner Shana Solomon, who joined the firm in Boston Tuesday following less than a year as general counsel of biotech company Velocity Sciences.

Orrick’s life sciences practice area is one of the firm’s fastest growing, and works with over 450 companies, said practice leader Scott Iyama, in a Wednesday statement.

The hire marks another step towards growing the life sciences practice, which Solomon said comprises roughly 25 to 30 attorneys.

“One of the goals that I have is to establish ourselves as a destination practice for ...

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