Omeed Valipour advises public and private companies on corporate and securities law matters, with an emphasis on public and private financings for companies in the healthcare and life sciences industry. He also regularly represents underwriters and financial institutions in securities offerings.

Dr. Valipour draws on his comprehensive understanding of capital markets transactions and his unique background in pharmaceutical sciences to take a pragmatic approach to guide biotechnology and other life sciences companies at every stage of their life cycle, including:

  • Initial public offerings 
  • Secondary and follow-on offerings
  • At-the-market offerings
  • High-yield and investment-grade debt offerings
  • Convertible debt offerings
  • Securities law compliance and public company representation

He earned his PharmD from UC San Diego, where his clinical and scientific research focused on neuropharmacology and pharmacological drug metabolite predictors of disease pathogenesis and drug responsiveness. Dr. Valipour’s research incorporated a broad variety of techniques, including those used in cellular and molecular biology, physiology and pharmacology. As a result of his graduate and undergraduate training, Dr. Valipour has a deep understanding of pathophysiology and pharmacology. 

Dr. Valipour keenly understands the capital markets implications for healthcare and life sciences companies and distills complex scientific and legal jargon into actionable client advice. He builds trusted, long-term relationships to help clients navigate high-stakes transactions and strategize solutions on day-to-day corporate issues that arise.

Dr. Valipour has represented companies and underwriters in initial public offerings, private and public financings, and mergers and acquisitions, including:

Healthcare and Life Sciences

  • Abbott Labs
  • Accelerate Diagnostics 
  • Aptevo Therapeutics
  • Aspira Women’s Health
  • Assembly Biosciences
  • Assertio Holdings
  • Castle Creek Biosciences 
  • Fractyl Health
  • Harmony Biosciences
  • Immuneering Corporation
  • SHINE Medical 
  • SQZ Biotech
  • Spectrum Pharmaceuticals 
  • Structure Therapeutics
  • Tactile Medical
  • Trinity Biotech
  • Vistagen Therapeutics

Other Industries

  • CNH Industrial Capital
  • Blue Bird Corporation
  • Bowman Consulting
  • Hyatt Hotels
  • Liberty Media Corp.
  • Mercer International
  • Playboy Group
  • Proficient Auto Logistics
  • Safehold
  • Simon Property Group
  • Thryv Holdings
  • Vital Farms
  • Xponential Fitness

Bar Qualification

  • Illinois


  • JD, University of Chicago Law School
  • PharmD, University of California, San Diego
  • BS in Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles

Languages Spoken

  • English