Yvan-Claude Pierre


+1 212 479 6721

Yvan-Claude Pierre advises clients on a wide range of public offerings, M&A and other significant corporate transactions across the US and throughout Europe, Australia and Asia. Over his almost  25 years in practice, he has counseled US and global publicly traded and privately held life sciences, healthcare, technology and other innovative companies, as well as investment banking firms, private equity sponsors and venture capital firms.

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  • Shake Shack - $250 Million Convertible Senior Notes Offering 

  • SELLAS Life Sciences Group to Merge with Galena Biopharma 

  • Oncobiologics – $40 Million IPO and Private Placement 

  • ZapGo Closes $7.7 Million Financing  

  • EyeLock: Acquired by VOXX International 

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  • University at Buffalo Law School, State University of New York
    JD, 1996

  • State University of New York at Albany
    BA, 1990

Admissions & Credentials


New York


  • STRIVE, Board Member (2014-present)

  • Futures in Education Foundation, Board Member (2004-2011)

  • Youth About Business, Advisory Board Member (2006-2011)

Rankings & Accolades

    Super Lawyers: Securities & Corporate Finance Law

    Global M&A Network: Top 50 Global M&A Lawyers (2015)

    The Legal 500: Capital Markets – Equity Offerings by Issuers and Managers (2013-2015) and M&A Middle-Market and Technology Transactions (2015)

    The Network Journal: 40 Under Forty (2007)


+1 212 479 6721 office
+1 212 479 6275 fax

55 Hudson Yards
New York, NY 10001-2157