Jeffrey L. Wasserman is a Member of the Sills Cummis & Gross Corporate, Banking and Finance, and Life Sciences Practice Groups. Mr. Wasserman provides corporate counseling to private equity and venture capital funds, and public and private companies. His expertise includes the structuring and negotiating of leveraged buy-outs, investments, complex acquisitions, secured and unsecured lending, and joint ventures/collaborations. Mr. Wasserman also provides general corporate advice.
In addition, Mr. Wasserman’s experience includes licensing transactions with a focus on the entertainment industry, physical and digital media distributors, and some of the largest "As Seen on TV" companies in the United States. He also has significant experience representing pharmaceutical and life sciences clients relating to acquisitions and divestitures, joint ventures and collaborations, product and technology licensing, and distribution arrangements.
Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Wasserman was most recently the Chief Executive Officer of a private-equity backed company in the pharmaceutical industry. He also served in senior management positions for other pharmaceutical start-ups. He was a founding general partner and served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel to a Boca Raton, Florida-based private equity/venture capital fund. Mr. Wasserman started his career in the corporate and securities practice groups at Morgan Lewis and Mayer Brown & Platt in New York.