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Scott D. Karchmer

Scott D. Karchmer

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

San Francisco, CA, USA

Scott D. Karchmer counsels emerging and established companies in business transactions. Representing clients in the biotechnology, medical device, software, data analytics, and networking and storage industries, he advises companies at critical junctures in their lifecycles. Scott handles formation, raising funds from venture capitalists, initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and other issues organizations confront. He also advises venture capital firms and other investors in connection with investments in private companies.

Counseling public companies on securities law, governance, and general corporate matters, Scott represents clients in capital markets transactions. He advises on private investments in public equity (PIPEs), registered direct offerings, convertible debt offerings, 144A offerings, and underwritten offerings.

Scott is the pro bono chair of Morgan Lewis’s San Francisco office. He serves on the board of directors for Legal Services for Children, a San Francisco-based nonprofit organization that provides legal counsel to individuals under 18. 

Member, American Bar Association
Member, State Bar of California, Business Law Section


Boston College Law School, 1994, J.D. 
Princeton University, 1990, A.B.

Life Sciences

Securities and Corporate Governance
Technology Transactions
Securities Enforcement & Litigation
Corporate, Finance & Investment Management
Emerging Business & Technology
Life Sciences Transactions

North America

Scott D. Karchmer is associated with the following items:
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Crisis Management and Tough Judgment Calls in Representing Emerging Growth Companies, Friday, June 01, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Crisis Management and Tough Judgment Calls in Representing Emerging Growth Companies, Friday, June 01, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Venture Capital 2018: Nuts and Bolts, Thursday, June 07, 2018, San Francisco, CA

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