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Juan B. Soto

Juan B. Soto focuses his practice on corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, public and private equity and debt offerings, venture capital financings and early stage investments, growth capital, and general commercial matters.  He also provides ongoing advice pertaining to corporate governance matters. Juan has particular experience working with clients in the technology and life science sectors.  Clients value Juan’s ability to spot issues before they become problems, and they look to Juan for practical solutions.  He can be an aggressive advocate but one who is always mindful of the clients’ long-term goals and business relationships. Juan is fluent in Spanish.

Representative transactions, including while with previous firms:

  • Acquisition by, and simultaneous funding of, an early-stage biotechnology company of a patent portfolio from a multinational pharmaceutical company
  • Acquisition of a mobile advertising company by a major publishing company
  • A cross-border raising of startup capital by the developers of an electric bike commanded by a mobile app
  • Multiple preferred stock and convertible debt financings on behalf of a global manufacturer of flame retardant plastics
  • Multiple preferred stock and convertible debt financings on behalf of a large Software as a Service (SaaS) patient referral management company
  • Restructuring of an LLC biotechnology company in conjunction with a commercial agreement with a multinational pharmaceutical company
  • Acquisition of a desalination plant and related infrastructure located in Peru
  • Initial public offering in the United States of a Dutch clinical-stage biotechnology company

Education and Honors

  • Cornell University Law School, J.D. (2011), Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, General Editor
  • Harvard University, B.A. (2007)

Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Prior Legal Experience

  • Goodwin Procter (New York and Boston offices)