Christian Plaza

Partner

I work with clients in the life sciences and medtech industries on their financings and strategic transactions.

+1 703 456 8006
cplaza@cooley.com

Christian Plaza's practice focuses on the representation of clients in the life sciences and healthcare industries. He has over 25 years of experience in working with clients on a variety of corporate and securities activities, with an emphasis on public and private offerings, venture capital transactions, mergers and acquisitions, strategic partnerships and collaborations, as well as corporate compliance matters.  Based in our Reston office, Christian regularly assists clients throughout the United States and Europe. He previously served as Partner in Charge of Cooley’s Boston office, and head of that office’s business practice.

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Experience

  • PhaseBio Pharmaceuticals – $46 Million IPO 

  • Entasis Therapeutics – $75 Million IPO 

  • Cardioxyl Pharmaceuticals sale to Bristol-Myers Squibb 

  • First US IPO of 2014 for GlycoMimetics 

  • Autolus – $173 Million IPO 

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Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center
    JD, cum laude, 1993

  • Rutgers University
    BA, Political Science
    with honors, 1990


Admissions & Credentials

District of Columbia

Maryland

Massachusetts

Virginia

Memberships

  • American Bar Association

Contact

+1 703 456 8006 office
+1 703 456 8100 fax
cplaza@cooley.com

Reston Town Center
11951 Freedom Drive
14th Floor
Reston, VA 20190-5640

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