Jeffrey Libson

Partner

I have a passion for trail-guiding life sciences companies and entrepreneurs to help them achieve their goals.

+1 609 250 6302
jlibson@cooley.com

Jeff Libson has practiced for 35+ years and is widely regarded as one of the leading life sciences practitioners in the eastern United States. His focus is on representing life sciences companies in business matters, including governance, financings, M&A and strategic transactions often as outside general counsel. For the past 14 years Jeff has been an adjunct professor at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania where he teaches a graduate business course in life sciences entrepreneurship.

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Experience

  • Immunome – $39 Million IPO 

  • Palladio Biosciences Closes $20 Million Series B 

  • Passage Bio - $216 Million IPO 

  • Neuronetics – $108 Million IPO 

Passions

    Coaching entrepreneurs, serving others and traveling

Education

  • Duke University School of Law
    JD, 1981, with distinction, Order of the Coif

  • Oberlin College
    BA, 1976, Economics and English


Admissions & Credentials

New Jersey

Pennsylvania

Memberships

  • The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Adjunct professor

  • Sabine Vaccine Institute, Board member

  • Broad Street Ministry, Board member (Former Board Chair)

  • Life Sciences Pennsylvania, Former Secretary and Board member

  • Pennsylvania Life Sciences Institute, Former Board Member

  • BioStrategy Partners, Former Board Member

  • Friends' Central School, Former Member, Board of Trustees

Rankings & Accolades

    Chambers USA: Corporate/M&A and Private Equity

    Best Lawyers: Biotechnology law and Venture Capital law

    LMG Life Sciences: Life Sciences Star (2012-2016)

    Northeastern Pennsylvania Ben Franklin Innovation Awards: Entrepreneurial Advocate Award

    Philadelphia Business Journal Life Sciences Awards: Best Consultant to the Life Sciences (2011)

    Philadelphia SmartCEO Magazine: Legal Elite (2011)

    Super Lawyers: Pennsylvania Super Lawyer (2004-2016)

Princeton

902 Carnegie Center
Suite 500
Princeton, NJ 08540

contact

+1 609 250 6302 office
jlibson@cooley.com