Chadwick L. Mills

Chadwick L. Mills specializes in securities transactions and the general representation of public companies with respect to securities law and periodic reporting compliance, disclosure issues and corporate governance matters. Mr. Mills is also involved in general representation of emerging companies.

Mr. Mills has represented issuers in more than 30 public company financings and initial public offerings during the past five years, and during that time also represented sell-side clients in merger and acquisition transactions valued at more than $2.5 billion.

Current and former clients include:

Cerus Corporation
Exelixis, Inc.
Geron Corporation
GTx, Inc.
Jazz Pharmaceuticals Public Limited Company
Medivation, Inc.
Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Seattle Genetics, Inc.
XenoPort, Inc.
Conor Medsystems, Inc. (sold to Johnson & Johnson in 2007)
Kosan Biosciences Incorporated (sold to Bristol-Myers Squibb in 2008)

Mr. Mills received a JD, cum laude, from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 1999, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif. He received a BS in Political Science, with distinction, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1996.

Mr. Mills is a member of the State Bar of California and the American Bar Association. Mr. Mills is not admitted to practice in Washington state.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Emerging Companies, 2) Medical Devices, 3) Software, 4) Public Companies, 5) Life Sciences, 6) Capital Markets, 7) Debt Securities Transactions and 8) Mergers & Acquisitions
Law School UC Hastings College of the Law, J.D.,1999
Admitted Year 1993
Education University Of Wisconsin-Madison, B.S., 1996
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Cooley LLP
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