FacultyFaculty/Author Profile
Pran Jha

Pran Jha

Sidley Austin LLP

Chicago, IL, USA


  • The University of Michigan Law School (J.D., 1991, cum laude)
  • University of Michigan (A.B., 1988, with high distinction)

Pran is a partner in the Corporate practice group in Sidley’s Chicago office. He has more than 25 years of experience representing clients in a variety of transactional matters, including public and private M&A transactions, capital markets transactions, spin-offs, joint ventures and corporate governance matters.

Pran has been consistently recognized for his work advising life sciences and nutrition companies in a variety of transactional matters. He was named a leading lawyer in the area of Healthcare: Life Sciences by The Legal 500, which noted that Pran “is incredibly responsive and gives intelligent and business savvy advice.” Pran was named a Life Sciences Star by LMG Life Sciences in 2012–2016 and has been recognized by Who’s Who Legal in 2011–2014 as a leading life sciences transactional lawyer. Pran represented GlaxoSmithKline plc in connection with its collaboration with Avalon Ventures, a transaction that was recognized as the “Financing of the Year” by the publication In Vivo.

Mr. Jha also has significant experience in public and private M&A transactions (including cross-border transactions), spin-offs and joint ventures involving a variety of industries, including manufacturing, consumer products and financial services. Mr. Jha was named a leading lawyer in Mergers and Acquisitions Law by The Best Lawyers in America 2015.


  • American Bar Association;
  • Chicago Bar Association;
  • Adjunct Professor of Law – Northwestern University School of Law; and
  • Member – Economic Club of Chicago.
Pran Jha is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Indemnification Provisions (March 9, 2018) - Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2018, Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2019, Wednesday, June 05, 2019, Chicago, IL

  • twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • YouTube
  • RSS

All Contents Copyright © 1996-2018 Practising Law Institute. Continuing Legal Education since 1933.

© 2018 PLI PRACTISING LAW INSTITUTE. All rights reserved. The PLI logo is a service mark of PLI.