Josh Kaufman


My clients turn to me as a trusted advisor in critical financing and corporate transactions.

Josh Kaufman's practice focuses on capital markets transactions, primarily in the life sciences and technology verticals. He represents US and foreign private issuers and underwriters in a wide variety of public offerings and private placements. Josh has advised clients on more than 200 financing transactions with an aggregate value in excess of $100 billion. He also counsels clients with respect to public company and corporate governance matters; general corporate and commercial matters; mergers & acquisitions and other strategic transactions; and dealings with securityholders, securities exchanges and regulatory bodies.

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  • Gamida Cell Closes $75 Million Financing With Highbridge Capital Management  

  • Advises Anchiano Therapeutics Ltd on its reverse-merger with Chemomab 

  • COMPASS Pathways – $147 Million IPO 

  • PolyPid – $69 Million IPO 

  • Calliditas Therapeutics - $90 Million IPO 

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  • Columbia University School of Law
    JD, 2002

  • Columbia University Graduate School of Business
    MBA, 2002

  • Harvard University
    AB, 1998

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New York