Corporate Secretary and Legal Counsel

Peter Handrinos, Esq. is a Partner with Latham & Watkins LLP, one of the largest law firms in the world. He is the Chair of the Boston Corporate Department and a global Co-Chair of the Life Sciences Group. He practices corporate and securities law, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and venture capital transactions for life sciences companies. Mr. Handrinos advises both public and private companies in connection with a broad range of matters, including IPOs, strategic investments, cash and stock mergers, tender offers and going-private transactions. He counsels numerous start-up companies and venture capital firms in venture capital financings. Mr. Handrinos also regularly represents investment banks in connection with capital markets transactions. A significant portion of his practice involves general corporate work for ongoing clients on matters such as SEC compliance, securities and disclosure issues and corporate governance matters. The Legal 500 USA described Mr. Handrinos as “one of the best life sciences lawyers in Boston.” He has been recognized as a leader in Corporate/M&A by Chambers USA since 2007, where he is also described as a “superb attorney – exceptionally bright, attentive to details and remarkably hard working. Mr. Handrinos is recognized as a Life Sciences Star in the 2016 LMG Life Sciences Guide. ” He has been listed in the 2012 through 2016 editions of Best Lawyers in America as a leader in mergers and acquisitions.