Nicole Daley is a counsel in the firm’s Business Law Department and a member of the Life Sciences group.  Ms. Daley’s practice spans the entire corporate life cycle, including startup and formation matters, corporate governance matters, venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, SEC reporting and disclosures, and corporate reorganizations. 

Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Daley was Of Counsel in the Corporate group at DLA Piper in Boston. Earlier in her career, she was an associate in the Corporate practices at DLA Piper and Squire Patton Boggs in Phoenix, and Gunderson Dettmer in Boston.





Ms. Daley’s recent client representations include the following:

IPOs and Capital Markets Transactions

  • Karuna Therapeutics in its $100 million initial public offering.
  • BioDelivery Sciences International in its $60 million follow-on public offering.
  • Alnylam Pharmaceuticals in a $387.5 million follow-on public offering.
  • A biotechnology company in its corporate reorganization and $170 million Regulation S offering.*

Private Financings

  • Beta Bionics in its $63 million Series B2 financing.
  • Karuna Therapeutics in its $82 million Series B financing.
  • Thrive Earlier Detection Corp. in its $110 million Series A financing.

Joint Ventures, M&A and Collaborations

  • BlueRock Therapeutics on its agreement to be fully acquired by Bayer AG for up to $1 billion.
  • Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. on its partnership with GeneTx Biotherapeutics LLC to develop GeneTx’s GTX-102.
  • Arvinas, Inc. in its collaboration with Bayer to jointly launch a new company to leverage Arvinas’ PROTAC technology for agricultural applications.
  • Alnylam Pharmaceuticals in a $400 million equity financing closed in connection with Alnylam’s collaboration with Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.
  • An IP commercialization company in its acquisition of assets and strategic collaborations.*
  • A vertically-integrated real estate company in a $300 million joint venture.*
  • A global provider of digital communication services, in its $640 million going-private transaction.*
  • A public business software company in its $600 million stock-for-stock acquisition by another global public company in the electronic business solutions industry.*
  • A global provider of telecom products and services, in its $272 million sale of assets involving operations and employees in over 20 countries.*

*Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin

Professional Activities

Ms. Daley is a member of the Boston Bar Association and the Navajo Nation Bar Association.

Professional Experience

Ms. Daley previously served as Associate General Counsel of a Nasdaq-listed global provider of telecom business solutions, handling corporate governance matters and securities law compliance, subsidiary maintenance, and litigation management and case strategy.

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J.D., 2005
Boston College Law School
B.A., 2002
Dartmouth College
(summa cum laude)



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