Amanda Pacheco


I advise on tax issues in mergers and acquisitions transactions.

Amanda's practice focuses on advising public and private clients on domestic and cross-border transactions, including mergers & acquisitions, tax-free reorganizations, and debt and equity financings. Amanda regularly advises life sciences clients on the tax aspects of licensing, collaboration, acquisitions, divestitures and profit-sharing arrangements. 

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  • Apollo Endosurgery to Be Acquired by Boston Scientific 

  • Poseida Therapeutics Enters Strategic Collaboration and License Agreement With Roche 

  • Bristol Myers Squibb to Acquire Turning Point Therapeutics for $4.1 Billion 

  • Climate Tech Startup Arcadia Raises $200 Million 

  • GrowFlow Agrees to Sell to Dama Financial 

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Practices & Industries


    Health, spending time with family, crossfit

  • University of California, Berkeley School of Law
    JD, Order of the Coif, 2013

  • University of California, Berkeley
    BA, 2010

Admissions & Credentials



  • American Bar Association - Section of Taxation

  • Hispanic National Bar Association

  • State Bar of California, Taxation Section