Our attorneys have decades of experience representing publicly and privately held companies in the broad range of life sciences businesses, including those devoted to biotechnology, medical devices research and manufacturing, medical information data collection and storage, medical software and informatics, laboratory and medical testing, medical research, and others focused on research, development, technology, and manufacturing.  Ogletree Deakins provides adept and innovative legal services to life sciences employers that include representation in the following areas:


Relentless focus on client goals

We understand the unique challenges that organizations operating in the life sciences industry face. We are adept at partnering with in-house counsel and senior management to resolve complex litigation, provide core legal support, advise and train management, and address multifaceted administrative, policy, and compliance issues. With our deep knowledge of the industry, our legal team delivers solutions grounded in a practical understanding of our clients’ business needs. We handle both simple and complex matters efficiently and effectively to deliver the best results not only in a cost-effective manner, but also in a manner consistent with our clients’ goals.

Depth and Experience

Ogletree Deakins attorneys deliver life science industry experience and knowledge to our clients. In the United States and around the world, our knowledge and experience in life science issues allows us to deliver superior service and results, including:



Clear, prompt, and effective communication is critical to serving the legal needs of life science businesses. In addition to regularly updating clients on their matters, we actively consult with our clients on every step of the decision-making process. Our quality, value, timeliness, and responsiveness drives informed decision making and helps us forge strong and lasting relationships with our life science clients.


Ogletree Deakins is a leader in offering value-based billing for clients. We work closely with our clients to develop fee arrangements that are tailored to their needs, and we are happy to discuss alternative fee agreements that may be of interest to you.