Connor McMillan

Connor R. McMillan

Connor R. McMillan
+1 617 570 1356

Connor McMillan, a corporate associate in Goodwin’s Life Sciences group, focuses his practice on advising clients in the industries of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices. Connor advises clients on a wide range of matters, including venture capital financings, private equity investments, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions, and IPOs.

Prior to joining Goodwin, Connor practiced in the Boston office of a prominent law firm where he represented private equity funds and their portfolio companies in mergers and acquisitions and structured preferred and growth equity investments.


Connor’s representative transactions include representation of:

  • Insight Venture Partners in its US$8.25 million Series A investment in Profluent Bio, Inc.
  • Diagonal Therapeutics, Inc. in a US$100 million Series A financing led by Atlas Venture
  • OraSure Technologies, Inc. in its US$30 million Series B investment in KKR Sapphiros L.P.
  • Cure Ventures in its US$23 million Series A investment in Kenai Therapeutics, Inc.
  • Century Therapeutics in its acquisition of Clade Therapeutics and its US$60 million private placement
  • Redmile Group, LLC in its US$10 million Series C investment in Lycia Therapeutics, Inc.
  • ReNAgade Therapeutics LLC in its merger with Orna Therapeutics
  • Q32 Bio in its “reverse merger” with Homology Medicines, concurrent $42 million private placement financing, and contingent value rights (CVRs)
  • Flagship Pioneering in connection with their company formation and financing related matters
  • Third Rock Ventures in connection with their company formation and financing related matters
  • Insight Partners in its US$50 million Series C investment in Seeq Corporation*
  • Locus Robotics Corp. in a US$125 million Series F financing led by Goldman Sachs & Co.*
  • Goldman Sachs Asset Management in a US$116 million Series F-2 financing in cloud-native database SingleStore*
  • EnterpriseDB and Great Hill Partners in a majority growth investment from Bain Capital Private Equity*
  • PAI Partners in its US$3.3 billion acquisition of Tropicana, Naked, and other select juice brands across North America and Europe from PepsiCo, Inc*
  • Resolve Systems and Insight Partners in the acquisition of intelligent IT automation platform Ayehu*
  • Insight Partners in its investment in the PIPE transaction as part of WeWork’s US$9 billion SPAC merger with BowX Acquisition Corp*
  • MG Partners Inc. in its investment in the PIPE transaction as part of Codere Online’s $US350 million SPAC merger with DD3 Acquisition Corp II*

In 2020, Connor volunteered with The Nature Conservancy in its legal defense of ownership of a critical wildlife area in the state of Florida.

* Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin

Professional Activities

Connor is a member of the American, New York State, Massachusetts, and Boston Bar Associations.




University of Virginia School of Law


University of Florida

(cum laude)


University of Florida

(cum laude)



  • Massachusetts
  • New York