Jeff Rothstein sees his deals through our clients’ eyes. He invests the time to understand the business context and dynamics of a deal: its technology, our client's business, the transaction’s goals, and the relationship between the client and its business partners. Jeff strives to find ways to get deals done. That includes solving issues for other parties involved in the transaction as long as the solution also protects our client. Jeff combines his dedication to our clients with decades of experience and a broad knowledge of the industries he serves. He uses his legal knowledge and experience to serve as a trusted member of each client’s business team and to help each client address the totality of issues it faces in each transaction.
As co-head of Sidley’s global technology and IP transactions practice, Jeff handles a wide range of US and cross-border technology and corporate transactions. He devotes a large part of his practice to life sciences matters, where his work includes licenses, collaboration agreements and joint ventures involving pharmaceuticals, medical devices, data analytics and both human and agricultural biotechnology. He also devotes significant time to software, licensing and IP acquisitions for high-tech companies and financial services firms. Jeff’s clients range from startups to some of the largest companies in the Fortune 500.
Jeff lectures annually at Northwestern University on e-commerce, software and bankruptcy law. He is a trustee of Chicago’s Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum, where he has served since 2001 and where he co-chairs the board’s research committee.
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