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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. He also volunteers for the Alameda County Food Bank.  

Awards and Affiliations

Member, American Bar Association
Member, State Bar of California, Business Law Section
Director, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights, San Francisco Bay Area
Listed, Top 10 in Northern California Emerging Business and Venture Capital, The Legal 500 (2009)

Admissions

California
Massachusetts

Education

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

Sectors

Life Sciences
Technology

Services

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

Regions

North America

Scott D. Karchmer is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Key Issues in Follow-On Financing Rounds - Venture Capital 2017: Nuts and Bolts, Thursday, June 29, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Key Issues in Follow-On Financing Rounds - Key Issues in Follow-On Financing Rounds, Thursday, June 29, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Key Issues in Follow-On Financing Rounds - Key Issues in Follow-On Financing Rounds, Thursday, June 29, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Key Issues in Follow-On Financing Rounds - Key Issues in Follow-On Financing Rounds, Thursday, June 29, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Venture Capital 2017: Nuts and Bolts, Friday, July 07, 2017, San Francisco, CA
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