Kristin Gerber is a senior associate in the firm's Business Law Department and a member of its Technology Companies group. She advises emerging growth companies at all stages of the life cycle and the investors that finance those companies. She has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, complex strategic transactions and general corporate and securities law, including company formation and venture capital and growth equity financings. Ms. Gerber is a key contributor to Goodwin’s Impact and Responsible Investing practice and is heavily involved in the start-up community in Boston, regularly advising and mentoring young companies and entrepreneurs.

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Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Represented StellaService in asset sale to PowerReviews and $11 million Series B financing by Harbert Growth Partners and Zendesk
  • Represented Kyn Therapeutics in stock-for-stock acquisition of Arrys Therapeutics
  • Represented Qualtrics in $8 billion sale to SAP
  • Represented biotech in $750 million sale to public pharmaceutical company*
  • Represented biotech in $400 million sale to foreign pharmaceutical company*
  • Represented public energy company in $220 million acquisition of foreign energy company*
  • Represented venture capital fund in $48 million acquisition of renewable energy company*
  • Represented private equity fund in $52 million acquisition of healthcare services company*
  • Represented venture capital fund in $55 million acquisition of renewable energy company*
  • Represented venture capital fund in $42 million sale of waste management company*
  • Represented private hospital in $115 million sale to private health system*
  • Represented medical device company in $21 million sale to a private medical device manufacturer*
  • Represented private equity fund in $16.3 million acquisition of component manufacturing company*

* Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.

Private Financings
  • Represented fintech issuer in $2 million Series Seed financing
  • Represented telehealth issuer in $2.1 million Seed financing
  • Represented Kyn Therapeutics in $15 million Series A-1 financing by Celgene Corporation
  • Represented Checkmate Pharmaceuticals in $22 million Series B financing by Sofinnova, venBio, F-Prime and Decheng Capital
  • Represented venture fund in $50 million investment in cell therapy company
  • Represented biotech issuer in $300 million convertible limited recourse “synthetic” note financing, $200 million Series DD financing and $75 million equipment finance facility*
  • Represented biotech issuer in $25 million Series A financing*
  • Represented biotech issuer in $23 million recapitalization and financing*
  • Represented venture fund in multiple transactions including $18 million investment in online* retailer, $7.5 million investment in merchant services provider and $5 million investment in mobile app developer*
  • Represented venture fund in multiple transactions including $110 million recapitalization of waste
  • management issuer, $30 million investment in energy storage issuer and $20 million in a renewable energy issuer*
  • Represented venture fund in multiple transactions including $10 million investment in heating technology company, $12 million investment in insulation technology company and $20 million investment in cathode materials company*
  • Represented online gaming issuer in $18.8 million Series B financing, secondary sale of founder shares*
  • Represented wastewater treatment issuer in $12 million Series B financing, secondary sale of founder shares*
  • Represented waste management issuer in $5 million Series B, $2 million Series A-2 and $2 million Series A financings, multiple bridge debt financings, $5 million OPIC loan and $2 million grant award from major foundation*

* Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.

Professional Activities

Ms. Gerber is a member of the American and Boston Bar Associations, the Global Impact Investing Network, the Impact Investing Legal Working Group and the Boston chapter of Women in Technology International. She has also served as a mentor for the MIT $100K Business Plan Competition, Cleantech Open Northeast, Boston College’s Soaring Startup Circle and the Hult Prize Competition and has been a guest lecturer at Boston College Law School. Ms. Gerber has been involved in various pro bono matters, including Technology Underwriting Greater Good (TUGG), hack/reduce and Reach Out and Read.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Gerber practiced as an associate at prominent Boston-based international law firms. She has also served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Chief Judge Joseph Bataillon in the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska and worked as a corporate auditor for the Union Pacific Corporation.

Recognition

Since 2015, Ms. Gerber has been recognized as a Massachusetts Super Lawyer "Rising Star" by Law & Politics and Boston magazine.

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Education

J.D., 2008
Boston College Law School
B.S.B.A., 2003
Creighton University
(magna cum laude)

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