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Susan Antonio

Attorney, Member of the Firm

Susan Antonio

Attorney, Member of the Firm

 

617-429-8012

santonio@outsidegc.com

Susan M. N. Antonio joined Outside GC in 2014, bringing over 30 years of experience in corporate and securities law, venture capital, business development, financial operating, tax and public accounting.

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Fritz Backus

Attorney, Member of the Firm

Fritz Backus

Attorney, Member of the Firm

 

310-740-1617

fbackus@outsidegc.com

Fritz Backus is a seasoned life sciences attorney with over 25 years of legal and business experience in the industry. Fritz represents both public and private biotech and pharmaceutical clients, as well as medical device companies, handling a range

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Berry Flynn Cappucci

Attorney, Member of the Firm

Berry Flynn Cappucci

Attorney, Member of the Firm

 

617-803-5580

bcappucci@outsidegc.com

Berry Flynn Cappucci joined Outside GC in 2017 with over 13 years of experience as an attorney in the life sciences industry in the U.S. and Europe.  She has substantial experience with start-ups, mergers & acquisitions and initial public offerings; government regulation and compliance;

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Dan Carroll

Attorney, Member of the Firm

Dan Carroll

Attorney, Member of the Firm

 

978-278-3401

dcarroll@outsidegc.com

Dan Carroll has been an attorney with Outside GC since 2003.

Dan brings a combination of business and legal experience to his clients, having had a career as an electrical and computer engineer prior to entering the legal profession as an attorney at several law firms and later as an in-house attorney for several technology companies. 

 

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Debbie Casey

Attorney, Member of the Firm

Debbie Casey

Attorney, Member of the Firm

 

978-809-1977

dcasey@outsidegc.com

Debbie Casey is a seasoned legal executive with over 20 years of legal and business experience in the healthcare industry. Debbie handles a wide range of healthcare-related transactions, approaching them with a practical and deep appreciation of the often-competing priorities of legal and business objectives.

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Paul Cimino

Attorney, Member of the Firm

Paul Cimino

Attorney, Member of the Firm

 

508-505-0797

pcimino@outsidegc.com

Paul Cimino joined Outside GC in 2015, bringing over 15 years of in-house legal experience at companies (public and private, for-profit and non-profit) in the software, technology and manufacturing industries.

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Kimberly Audet Cornwell

Attorney, Member of the Firm

Kimberly Audet Cornwell

Attorney, Member of the Firm

 

617-930-9066

kcornwell@outsidegc.com

Kimberly joined Outside GC in November 2015, having most recently been General Counsel at Sanofi Pasteur. Kim brings significant experience to Outside GC, representing both public and private clients in a wide range of corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, licensing, private equity, real estate, intellectual property and corporate governance.

 

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Jessica Davis

Attorney, Member of the Firm

Jessica Davis

Attorney, Member of the Firm

 

617-866-8908

jdavis@outsidegc.com

Jessica Davis has extensive experience in resolving disputes. Jessica specializes in assisting her clients in avoiding litigation and managing disputes in her role as an on-demand in-house counsel. 

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Nicole J. Desharnais

Attorney, Member of the Firm

Nicole J. Desharnais

Attorney, Member of the Firm

 

617-416-8910

ndesharnais@outsidegc.com

Nicole brings substantial general corporate and venture capital experience to Outside GC, having represented more than 15 private equity firms in the acquisition, disposition and on-going legal management of their portfolio companies over the course of her legal practice both in-house and with a major law firm.

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Andy Friedman

Attorney, Member of the Firm

Andy Friedman

Attorney, Member of the Firm

 

781-790-1633

afriedman@outsidegc.com

Throughout his career, Andy has provided practical and efficient legal counsel to technology businesses, including providers of software, hardware and complex services, and both public and private, venture-backed companies.

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Lori Bean Geisinger

Attorney, Member of the Firm

Lori Bean Geisinger

Attorney, Member of the Firm

 

781-253-7150

lgeisinger@outsidegc.com

Lori is an experienced business and immigration attorney. She routinely assists our professional and business clients of all sizes, and their foreign national employees, in obtaining and extending temporary nonimmigrant visas and status (including B-1, E-1/E-2, E-3, H-1B, J-1, L-1, O-1, and TN status), immigrant visas and permanent residence status (in the EB-1, EB-2 and EB-3 categories, as well as through National Interest Waivers) and U.S. citizenship.

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Lisa Haines

Attorney, Member of the Firm

Lisa Haines

Attorney, Member of the Firm

 

978-254-5560

lhaines@outsidegc.com

Lisa has been an attorney with Outside GC since 2009, having joined us after most recently being General Counsel at Charles River Ventures.

Lisa brings a wealth of experience to Outside GC representing both public and private clients and handling a wide range of corporate matters including M&A, VC financings and software licensing.

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Emmy Hessler

Attorney, Member of the Firm

Emmy Hessler

Attorney, Member of the Firm

 

508-808-4001

ehessler@outsidegc.com

Emmy Hessler joined the firm in 2012 after more than a dozen years with healthcare-related entities, most recently as General Counsel of a privately-held dental company. 

 

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Amy Boatner Jeffrey

VP of Client Services & Member of the Firm

Amy Boatner Jeffrey

VP of Client Services & Member of the Firm

 

970-390-5997

abjeffrey@outsidegc.com

Amy is a versatile and skilled business attorney with in-house, law firm and financial management experience.  She has maintained a transactional practice for almost twenty years and has worked in various sectors and industries including healthcare, life sciences, medical device, real estate, aerospace OEM/manufacturing, and commercial aviation. 

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Jen Jester

Of Counsel

Jen Jester

Of Counsel

 

413-475-5120

jjester@outsidegc.com

Jen Jester joined Outside GC in 2016, bringing a wealth of experience in commercial real estate.  Jen has managed a full array of real estate transactions, including leasing, acquisitions, dispositions, and re-financings, for a wide variety of investors and owners, landlords, and tenants. 

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Carol Kazmer

Attorney, Member of the Firm

Carol Kazmer

Attorney, Member of the Firm

 

781-396-0293

ckazmer@outsidegc.com

With over 25 years of legal experience, Carol’s clients value her not only for her legal expertise, but for her practical, business-oriented approach to the practice of law.

At Outside GC, Carol’s work focuses primarily on the tech sector. 

 

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Larry Kranseler

Attorney, Member of the Firm

Larry Kranseler

Attorney, Member of the Firm

 

781-806-0255

lkranseler@outsidegc.com

Larry Kranseler joined Outside GC in 2011, having last served as Vice President of Legal at Hasbro, Inc. 

Larry brings an innovative, business-centric approach to problem solving, as well as a proven track record of successful commercial negotiations resulting in significant corporate revenue.



 

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Lloyd Levenson

Attorney, Member of the Firm

Lloyd Levenson

Attorney, Member of the Firm

 

781-793-9016

llevenson@outsidegc.com

Lloyd Levenson has been with Outside GC since its inception in 2002.

Lloyd brings an exceptional combination of legal and business skills to Outside GC, combining extensive experience in transactional and licensing work with a background both in litigation and as a business development executive with an internet technology company.

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Marni Smilow Levitt

Attorney, Member of the Firm

Marni Smilow Levitt

Attorney, Member of the Firm

 

508-561-4306

mlevitt@outsidegc.com

Marni joined Outside GC in 2012 after more than twenty years practicing health care and hospital law.  Marni’s practice continues to serve these areas, with a focus on healthcare regulatory compliance, HIPAA and privacy-related matters, and general contracts review, with a particular emphasis on Business Associate Agreements.

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Peter Litman

Attorney, Member of the Firm

Peter Litman

Attorney, Member of the Firm

 

781-489-5378

plitman@outsidegc.com

Peter has been an attorney with Outside GC since 2008. 

Peter offers his clients extensive and varied experience as a business lawyer and senior business executive. He is experienced in drafting and negotiating business agreements, deal and contract structuring and negotiations, acquisitions and divestitures, corporate governance, public and private securities offerings, regulatory compliance, intellectual property management, litigation supervision, and management of outside counsel.

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Marc Marchiel

Attorney, Member of the Firm

Marc Marchiel

Attorney, Member of the Firm

 

650-804-1875

mmarchiel@outsidegc.com

Marc Marchiel joined Outside GC in 2016 and brings over 15 years of business and legal experience, proactively working with clients to address legal issues impacting business operations and maximizing bottom line results with a focus on technology issues, including traditional software and software-as-a-solution licensing. 

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Jacqueline (DiSanto) Mateo

Attorney, Immigration Counsel

Jacqueline (DiSanto) Mateo

Attorney, Immigration Counsel

 

401-402-0452

jmateo@outsidegc.com

Jacqueline (DiSanto) Mateo joined the firm in 2015 and focuses her practice on employment-based, investment-based and family-based immigration law. Jacqueline works with a range of clients, from individuals and small start-up companies to large multinational corporations, providing representation in obtaining nonimmigrant visas and status, immigrant visas and permanent residence, and citizenship for her clients.

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Jennifer McCabe

Attorney, Member of the Firm

Jennifer McCabe

Attorney, Member of the Firm

 

617-820-1979

jmccabe@outsidegc.com

Jennifer McCabe joined the firm in 2017, having last served as General Counsel, Executive Vice President and Secretary to the Board of Directors of SharkNinja LLC. Jennifer brings expertise in working with both technology start-ups and larger, high-growth companies. 

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Lisa McGrath

Attorney, Member of the Firm

Lisa McGrath

Attorney, Member of the Firm

 

978-808-6063

lmcgrath@outsidegc.com

Lisa joined Outside GC in 2011, bringing with her over 15 years of experience as in-house counsel for cutting edge Massachusetts-based companies.  Lisa's clients include Axiomatics AB and Sparta Systems, Inc.

 

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Jacqueline Piscitello

Attorney, Member of the Firm

Jacqueline Piscitello

Attorney, Member of the Firm

 

781-799-7090

jpiscitello@outsidegc.com

Jackie has been an attorney with Outside GC since 2005.  She has twenty-two years of broad legal experience representing diverse businesses in a wide range of legal matters, with a targeted emphasis on employment and labor law, litigation, and corporate contracts.  

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Alan Roth

Attorney, Member of the Firm

Alan Roth

Attorney, Member of the Firm

 

617-504-5286

aroth@outsidegc.com

Alan has been an attorney with Outside GC since 2006. His clients include Iron Mountain, Capital Advisors Group, MakeSpace, NAV People, Bradford Networks, Her Campus Media and Data Masons Software.

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Lew Segal

Attorney, Member of the Firm

Lew Segal

Attorney, Member of the Firm

 

860-643-6233

lsegal@outsidegc.com

Lew joined Outside GC in 2005 bringing with him extensive and varied experience as a business lawyer and as a senior business executive responsible for the management of a major Connecticut industrial corporation....

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Elizabeth Smith

Senior Attorney

Elizabeth Smith

Senior Attorney

 

617-308-8405

esmith@outsidegc.com

Elizabeth is an experienced transactional attorney with extensive background representing life sciences companies. For over twenty years, she has represented a broad range of clients, from biotech start-ups to global pharmaceutical companies and academic institutions.

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Laury Sorensen

Attorney, Member of the Firm

Laury Sorensen

Attorney, Member of the Firm

 

617-872-5718

lsorensen@outsidegc.com

Laury has been an attorney with Outside GC since 2009.  She has over thirty years experience providing advice to both public and private companies on a wide range of sophisticated legal matters including mergers and acquisitions, financings, commercial contract negotiations as well as general business counseling and advice.  

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Joanne “Jodie” Vasily-Cioffi

Attorney, Member of the Firm

Joanne “Jodie” Vasily-Cioffi

Attorney, Member of the Firm

 

781-417-9529

jvcioffi@outsidegc.com

Jodie Vasily-Cioffi brings over 20 years of legal and business experience to her clients at Outside GC, including 10 years as a senior in-house lawyer at a global leader in the life sciences industry.

 

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Stefan Vounessea

Attorney, Member of the Firm

Stefan Vounessea

Attorney, Member of the Firm

 

978-278-3402

svounessea@outsidegc.com

Stefan has been an attorney with Outside GC since 2001.

Stefan brings a combination of practical business and legal experience to his clients, having worked in both a large firm corporate law department and also as in-house counsel to a publicly traded technology company. Stefan now works with clients in a diverse range of industries, assisting such clients on their transactional and day-to-day commercial contract needs, including, general corporate, licensing, commercial leasing and business matters.

 

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Gina Wodarski

Attorney, Member of the Firm

Gina Wodarski

Attorney, Member of the Firm

 

617-981-0593

gwodarski@outsidegc.com

Gina brings over 20 years of experience to Outside GC as employment and benefits counsel to companies ranging in size from startups to the Fortune 100 and across industries. Gina represents employers on a national basis in a wide range of employment and benefits matters and has a proven record of success, effectively counseling clients to address human resource demands and facilitate business objectives.

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Jill Zimmerman

COO & Member of the Firm

Jill Zimmerman

COO & Member of the Firm

 

781-223-1208

jzimmerman@outsidegc.com

Jill serves as the COO for Outside GC LLC and its sister organization Patent GC LLC, and also as an attorney on our team.

Jill’s practice focuses upon life sciences, healthcare, business law, and litigation oversight gained during 22 years of practice.

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