James P. Carrigan

Jay Carrigan maintains a general corporate and commercial practice, concentrating on emerging and established companies in the information technology and life sciences, including biotechnology and medical devices, industries.

He assists clients with technology development, technology acquisition and licensing arrangements; strategic alliances; marketing and distribution arrangements; outsourcing and supply arrangements; and a diverse array of commercial matters. Many of his transactions involve cross-border activities and arrangements.

Jay’s background includes working directly in the high-tech industry. Prior to joining Bingham, he served as corporate counsel at Marcam Corporation, a software vendor that delivered ERP solutions to process manufacturers. In this role, he advised and represented Marcam and its subsidiaries in structuring and negotiating transactions to acquire technology, products and services. He also provided advice regarding contractual arrangements with partners, vendors and customers in the U.S., Europe, Central and South America, and Asia-Pacific regions, and assisted with the implementation of a restructuring plan, including the sale of a subsidiary and the spinoff of another subsidiary.

Jay has also served as assistant general counsel at Tufts-New England Medical Center, the teaching hospital affiliated with Tufts University Medical School. He helped establish a for-profit subsidiary to develop and market medical outcomes measuring instruments, software and related consulting services. He assisted with industry-sponsored research/licensing transactions and served as counsel to the NEMCH Investigational Review Board (responsible for reviewing human clinical research performed at NEMCH and Tufts University School of Medicine). Jay also represented the center and its affiliates in structuring, negotiating and documenting acquisitions of physician practices, software, computer hardware, telecommunications and medical devices.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Emerging Growth Companies, 2) Mergers and Acquisitions, 3) Life Sciences, 4) Technology Transactions and 5) Intellectual Property
Law School The George Washington University Law School, J.D., 1987
Education Trinity College, B.A., 1984
Bar Member / Association Massachusetts State Bar Association
Most recent firm Bingham McCutchen LLP
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