Shoaib Ghias is an associate in the firm’s Business Law Department and a member of its Technology Companies & Life Sciences group. His representation of start-up and later stage companies spans the entire corporate life cycle, including formation matters, venture capital financings, public offerings, SEC reporting and compliance, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate representation and counseling. His clients are in the life sciences, biotechnology, software and information technology services industries.





Start-ups and Venture Financings

  • C4 Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company focusing on targeted protein degradation (TPD) therapeutics, in its $73 million Series A financing
  • Bedford Funding in its $36 million Series C financing and $17 million Series D financing of Voalte, a healthcare communications technology company

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Millennial Media, a mobile ad platform company, in its approximately $250 million acquisition by AOL/Verizon
  • Interactions, a natural language recognition technology company, in its strategic deal with AT&T to acquire the AT&T Watson platform
  • Millennial Media, a mobile ad platform company, in its $108 million acquisition of Nexage, an online ad reseller
  • TA Associates in its acquisition of majority interest in Towne Park, an outsourced parking management company
  • Wind River Environmental, a waste management company, in its sale to RFE Investment Partners

Public Offerings

  • Zafgen, a biopharmaceutical company focusing on obesity treatments, in its $102.7 million initial public offering and $129.5 million follow-on offering
  • Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse as underwriters in the $113 million initial public offering of, a cloud-based security and home automation company
Professional Activities

Mr. Ghias is a member of the Boston Bar Association.

Professional Experience

Mr. Ghias holds a M.S. in Computer Science with a concentration in Bioinformatics. His master’s research was funded by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering and consisted of 3D image processing of PET and MRI data to guide neurosurgery at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan. He also holds a Ph.D. in Jurisprudence and Social Policy, focusing on comparative and international law and politics. His doctoral work has received awards or honorable mentions from the American Bar Foundation and the American Society of Comparative Law.

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Ph.D., 2015
University of California, Berkeley
J.D., 2012
University of California, Berkeley
M.S., 2006
Wayne State University
B.S., 2003
Wayne State University

(magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa)



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