Geoffrey Starr

Partner

I love helping big ideas become reality. I partner with entrepreneurs, investors and emerging growth companies at all stages of development, providing actionable, business-focused advice designed to help my clients achieve their goals.

gstarr@cooley.com

Geoff Starr focuses on representing clients operating in technology-focused industries, particularly life sciences, digital health, medtech and data analytics. He counsels clients on a wide variety of matters, including pre-incorporation/formation structuring, debt, equity and other capital-raising transactions, mergers and acquisitions (including cross-border and carve-out transactions), licensing transactions, and joint venture, partnering and other strategic alliances. Geoff also represents several national and international private equity sponsors and venture capital funds in their investment activities, as well as strategic buyers and sellers in their M&A transactions.

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Experience

  • Veralox Therapeutics Closes $16.6 Million Series A Financing 

  • Founder Shield Sells to BRP Group 

  • Vanguard Group Agrees to Acquire Just Invest 

  • Immunome – $39 Million IPO 

  • Palladio Biosciences Closes $20 Million Series B 

Education

  • Emory University School of Law
    JD, 2005

  • Colby College
    BA, History
    2000


Admissions & Credentials

New Jersey

Pennsylvania

Memberships

  • Philadelphia Bar Association

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association

  • Chester County Bar Association

Princeton

902 Carnegie Center
Suite 500
Princeton, NJ 08540