Courtney Thorne

Associate

I take life sciences companies public and then I'm there to help clients navigate the waters of being an SEC reporting company.

cthorne@cooley.com

Courtney T. Thorne's practice focuses on the representation of public companies and investment banks in the life sciences industry, with an emphasis on capital raising, public company counseling, foreign private issuer matters and securities law compliance. In addition to a robust US practice, she has substantial expertise advising non-US companies (known as foreign private issuers or FPIs) seeking to access the US capital markets or to list on a US securities exchange. Over the past five years, Courtney has advised 35+ IPOs and follow-on offerings, with an aggregate value of over $3.1 billion.

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Experience

  • Oncorus – $98 Million IPO 

  • Repare Therapeutics - $253 Million IPO 

  • Avedro Sells to Glaukos 

  • Avedro – $70 Million IPO 

  • Autolus – $173 Million IPO 

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Passions

    Exploring neighborhood coffee shops

    Volunteering with the Junior League of Boston

    Travel

Education

  • Suffolk University Law School
    JD, cum laude, Business Law and Financial Services Concentration, with distinction, 2010

  • The George Washington University
    MPA, 2007

  • The George Washington University
    BA, 2005


Admissions & Credentials

Massachusetts

New York

Memberships

  • Boston Bar Association

  • Healthcare Businesswomen's Association

Rankings & Accolades

    Massachusetts Super Lawyers: Rising Star in Business/Corporate Law and Securities & Corporate Finance
    (2015 – 2020)

    #1 Firm for European FPI US IPOs since 2016

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