Alexander Israel

Alexander Israel

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Immatics Announces Collaboration With Moderna

September 11, 2023

Cooley advised Immatics, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company active in the discovery and development of T cell-redirecting cancer immunotherapies, on its strategic collaboration with Moderna.

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Kenneth Krisko
Partner, Reston
Stephanie Parker Palmer
Special Counsel, Reston
J. Brian Stalter
Special Counsel, New York
Carly Robinson
Associate, Reston
David D. Suh
Associate, Palo Alto
Freddy Yip
Associate, Hong Kong
Jacqueline Grise
Partner, Washington, DC
Sharon Connaughton
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Rubin Waranch
Associate, Washington, DC
Alexander Israel
Partner in Charge – Brussels, Brussels
Stella Sarma
Special Counsel, Brussels
Jan Lang
Associate, Brussels
Kimberly Nguyen
Special Counsel, Reston
Liza Hadley
Associate, Boston
Aaron Pomeroy
Partner, Colorado
Amanda Pacheco
Associate, Palo Alto
Rachel Thorn
Partner, New York
Matthew Pavao
Partner, Boston

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Condor Secures Victory in Lufthansa’s COVID-19 State Bailout

May 15, 2023

Cooley advised Condor, a German leisure airline, in its victory against the approval of Lufthansa’s 2020 state bailout.

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Alexander Israel
Partner in Charge – Brussels, Brussels
Elizabeth Anne Wright
Partner, Brussels
Jan Lang
Associate, Brussels
Georgina Dietrich
Associate, Brussels
David Burns
Special Counsel, Washington, DC

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Horizon Therapeutics to Be Acquired by Amgen for Approximately $28 Billion

December 20, 2022

A Cooley team advised Horizon Therapeutics, a specialty biopharmaceutical company, on its agreement to be acquired by Amgen. The approximately $28 billion merger would represent the third-largest all-cash transaction in the pharmaceutical sector in history and the biggest healthcare deal of 2022.

 

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Barbara Borden
Partner, San Diego
Rama Padmanabhan
Partner, San Diego
Rowook Park
Partner, San Diego
Jacqueline Grise
Partner, Washington, DC
Kelly Murata
Paralegal Specialist, San Francisco
Michael Tollini
Partner, Washington, DC
Todd Gluth
Partner, San Diego
Lindsey O'Crump
Associate, Washington, DC
Edmond Lay
Associate, San Diego
Melissa Meza
Associate, San Diego
Peter Adams
Partner, San Diego
Fraser Brown
Partner, Washington, DC
Ross Eberly
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Patrick Van Eecke
Partner, Brussels
David Fletcher
Partner, Washington, DC
Caroline Hobson
Partner, London
Alexander Israel
Partner in Charge – Brussels, Brussels
Christopher Kimball
Partner, Washington, DC
Mischi a Marca
Partner, San Francisco
Chadwick Mills
Partner, San Francisco
Phil Mitchell
Partner, New York
Alessandra Murata
Partner, Palo Alto
John Paul Oleksiuk
Partner, New York
Michelle Garcia Schulman
Partner, Reston
Lei Shen
Partner, Chicago
Charity Williams
Partner, San Diego
Elizabeth Anne Wright
Partner, Brussels
David Burns
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Sharon Connaughton
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Christine Graham
Special Counsel, London
Natasha Leskovsek
Of Counsel, Washington, DC
Rebecca Ross
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Stella Sarma
Special Counsel, Brussels
Matthew D. Silverman
Special Counsel, San Diego
Karen Tsai
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Karun Ahuja
Associate, Chicago
Wade Andrews
Associate, San Diego
Ajay Athavale
Associate, San Francisco
Anna Caro
Associate, London
Umer Chaudhry
Associate, Washington, DC
Megan Drill
Associate, San Diego
Michael Fernando
Associate, London
Daniel Gillon
Associate, San Diego
Zack Gong
Associate, Shanghai
Ellie Guadiana
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Justin Kisner
Special Counsel, Palo Alto
Jessica Koffel
Associate, Brussels
Allison Kutner
Associate, New York
Daniel Lac
Associate, San Diego
Jan Lang
Associate, Brussels
Katie MacDowell
Associate, Reston
Joe Mandry
Associate, San Diego
Dani Nazemian
Special Counsel, San Diego
Linh Nguyen
Associate, San Diego
Allison Wettstein O’Neill
Associate, San Diego
Alexandra Paterson
Associate, London
Addison Pierce
Associate, Chicago
Bartholomäus Regenhardt
Associate, Brussels
Arman Sagart
Associate, San Diego
Grant Schweikert
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Michael Weinstein
Associate, San Diego
Nathaniel Hearn Jr.
Associate, New York
Megan Browdie
Partner, Washington, DC

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Immatics Enters Global Exclusive License Agreement With Bristol Myers Squibb

December 22, 2021

Cooley advised Immatics, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company active in the discovery and development of T cell-redirecting cancer immunotherapies, on its license, development and commercialization agreement with Bristol Myers Squibb for its TCR bispecific candidate, IMA401. Lawyers Ken Krisko, Carly Robinson, Brian Stalter and Stephanie Palmer led the Cooley team advising Immatics.

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Kenneth Krisko
Partner, Reston
Carly Robinson
Associate, Reston
J. Brian Stalter
Special Counsel, New York
Stephanie Parker Palmer
Special Counsel, Reston
Nicollette R. Kirby
Associate, Washington, DC
Alexander Israel
Partner in Charge – Brussels, Brussels
Jan Lang
Associate, Brussels
Aaron Pomeroy
Partner, Colorado
Amanda Pacheco
Associate, Palo Alto
Rachel Thorn
Partner, New York
Patrick Van Eecke
Partner, Brussels
Bartholomäus Regenhardt
Associate, Brussels
Stella Sarma
Special Counsel, Brussels
Christine Graham
Special Counsel, London
Douglas Lyles
Senior Research Services & Access Analyst

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Arena Pharmaceuticals Agrees to Sell to Pfizer for $6.7 Billion

December 15, 2021

Cooley advised Arena Pharmaceuticals, a clinical-stage company developing innovative potential therapies for the treatment of several immuno-inflammatory diseases, on its definitive agreement to sell to Pfizer for $6.7 billion. Partners Jamie Leigh, Kevin Cooper and Steve Przesmicki led the Cooley team advising Arena.

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Jamie Leigh
Partner, San Francisco
Kevin Cooper
Partner, New York
Steve Przesmicki
Partner, San Diego
Jacqueline Grise
Partner, Washington, DC
Jeffrey J. Tolin
Partner, New York
Alexander Israel
Partner in Charge – Brussels, Brussels
Barbara Mirza
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Peter Adams
Partner, San Diego
Phil Mitchell
Partner, New York
Mika Reiner Mayer
Partner, Palo Alto
Natasha Leskovsek
Of Counsel, Washington, DC
Matthew D. Silverman
Special Counsel, San Diego
Christine Graham
Special Counsel, London
Stella Sarma
Special Counsel, Brussels
Asa Henin
Special Counsel, San Diego
Sangitha Palaniappa
Associate, Palo Alto
Heidi E. Wang
Associate, San Diego
Peter Burns
Of Counsel, Palo Alto
Eileen Leman
Associate, Los Angeles Downtown
Ross Eberly
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Kyrsten Lundh
Associate, San Diego
Patrick Sharma
Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Allison Kutner
Associate, New York
Andrew Epstein
Special Counsel, Seattle
Dionne A. Thomas
Associate, San Diego
Madhuri Roy
Partner, Palo Alto

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Rankings & accolades

The Legal 500 UK: EU and Competition (2021)

Who's Who Legal: Competition – Future Leaders

JUVE: Recommended in Germany and Brussels

Chambers Global and Chambers Europe: Competition/European Law – Belgium; Foreign Expert – Germany

Best Lawyers: Competition/Antitrust Law

Expert Guides: Competition and Antitrust 2021

Memberships & affiliations

Trustee, FIW (Research Institute for Economy and Competition)

American Bar Association - Section of Antitrust Law

Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht (German Antitrust Research Association)

European Competition Lawyers Forum

European Aviation Club

Commentators say that Alexander is ‘one of the best competition lawyers we ever instructed because of his high quality legal analysis, his strategic business guidance and his work produced on a fast turnaround,’ and that Alexander is described by an impressed client ‘as one of the most responsive, diligent and valuable outside counsel I have ever worked with.

Chambers Global 2017

He is an outstanding strategist and highly proficient. He is a commercially minded lawyer who produces impressive work within a very short time.

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