Bruce W. Jenett
Bruce W. Jenett is Senior Counsel with DLA Piper LLP (US), located in the firm’s Palo Alto, California office. DLA Piper is the largest law firm in the world with over 4,200 lawyers in 32 countries and 80 offices. From 2008 to 2012, Mr. Jenett served as Co-Chair of DLA Piper’s Global Life Sciences Group.
Mr. Jenett serves U.S. and international clients in the life sciences (biotech, pharmaceutical, medical device and analytical instrument) industry, representing financiers, start-ups and large multinational corporations, with a particular focus on emerging life sciences companies and their needs for financing, licensing and partnering, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance.
He was a member of and Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee of former San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom’s Biotech Advisory Council, and he has for many years been consistently recognized in peer-selected rankings as one of the leading life sciences industry lawyers in California and nationally.
Mr. Jenett is a graduate of Princeton University, and holds a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. He is a member of State Bar of California and of the State Bar of New York.