Cheryl is the International Chair, Life Sciences at Mintz, a leading AmLaw 100 firm of 600 lawyers, of whom 200 are dedicated to Health / Life Sciences.
Cheryl leads the country’s premier life sciences practice. She advises the industry’s largest investors and most innovative startups on highly complex transactions worldwide. With an international reputation for quality and helping clients advance their strategies, Cheryl combines a deep knowledge of the market with a business-minded practical approach.
Cheryl is the International Chair, Life Sciences at Mintz, a leading AmLaw 100 firm of 600 lawyers, of whom 200 are dedicated to Health / Life Sciences. She represents the entire spectrum of biotech, medical device and health technology companies, from start-ups to large public companies, as well as venture capitalists, investment banks and academic medical centers.
Cheryl is widely recognized for her long track record of helping life sciences companies at all stages formulate and evolve their domestic and international growth strategies, source capital, and develop and optimize their corporate and tax structures. When clients need transactional counsel in the life sciences sector, Cheryl has extensive experience advising on venture and later-stage financings, IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, licensing transactions and joint ventures or alliances with strategic partners.
Cheryl was 1 of 5 attorneys shortlisted for the 2022 LMG Life Sciences Awards for U.S. Venture Capital Attorney of the Year. Cheryl has also been recognized as one of WXN’s Top 100 of Canada’s most powerful women 4 times and was inducted into the WXN Most Powerful Women Hall of Fame, as well as Canada’s Top 25 Women of Influence (No. 1 in Professional Services category). Cheryl has been recognized by LMG Life Sciences as Canadian Finance & Transactional Lawyer of the Year, and for leading the Impact Deal of the Year, as well as numerous other recognitions.
She is involved in numerous charitable endeavors, including, among others, having served as a trustee for The Hospital for Sick Children and as founder of Canadian Women in Life Sciences. Cheryl is a graduate of Harvard Law School.
International Chair, Life Sciences at Mintz