Evelyn K. Holmer

Counsel

Evelyn represents clients on a variety of corporate law matters, including private placements, equity financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate law. She has significant experience in representing both investors and biotechnology growth entities in equity financings and dispositions. Evelyn has established herself as an important player in the biopharma, technology, and medical device industries.

Education & Admissions

Education

  • Emerson College

    (B.S., cum laude, 1999)

  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

    (J.D., summa cum laude, 2006) Co-Editor in Chief, Journal of Law and Health (2005-2006)

Admissions

  • State of Ohio

Experience

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Significant experience representing a variety of companies and investors in joint ventures, private placements, securities offerings, and venture capital transactions with respect to biotechnology and technology companies.
  • Served as lead counsel to several emerging growth companies across multiple industries.
  • Broad experience structuring and closing a myriad of early-stage and growth-stage capital formation transactions, including technology transfer, seed investment, early-stage investment, and follow-on investment transactions.
  • Represents private equity and venture capital funds in connection with their organization and formation, the fundraising process, governance matters, and investments in portfolio companies.

Publications & Presentations

Presentations

  • “Starting Your Life Sciences Company From Boot Straps to Wall Street,” Boost Your Biopharma and Medical Technology IQ and Accelerate Your Commercial Success, CSSi/Ulmer/BioEnterprise Seminar (May 2019)

Involvement

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Greater Cleveland Sports Commission (Associate Board)

Honors

HONORS

  • Recognized by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2016-2019)
  • Named to the Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars list (2015; 2016)

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