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Miles P. Jennings

San Francisco
  • 505 Montgomery Street
  • Suite 2000
  • San Francisco, CA 94111-6538
  • USA

Miles P. Jennings represents public and private technology and life sciences companies as well as the underwriters and venture capitalists that transact with these companies.

Mr. Jennings advises these companies along their entire life cycle, from startup formation through growth and exit, including on private financing transactions, initial public offerings, and acquisitions.

His extensive transactional experience includes:

  • Venture capital financings
  • Initial public offerings and other public securities offerings
  • High yield debt offerings
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • General company representation

Mr. Jennings is a key member of Latham’s Fintech Industry Group and is Co-Chair of the firm’s Global Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Task Force. He advises emerging companies and venture capital firms within the blockchain and cryptocurrency sector on matters involving financings, token rights and distributions, decentralized governance, and state and federal securities laws. Mr. Jennings acts as an outside advisor to ConsenSys’ Tachyon Accelerator Program.

Mr. Jennings is also a key member of Latham’s Healthcare & Life Sciences Industry Group, regularly advising companies within the sector on matters involving financings, public offerings, corporate governance, state and federal securities laws, fiduciary duties, employment and compensation, and Securities Exchange Act compliance and disclosure obligations.

Mr. Jennings received his JD, magna cum laude, from the Pepperdine University School of Law, where he was a fellow in the Palmer Center for Entrepreneurship & the Law. He received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Mr. Jennings’ technology and cryptocurrency representative work includes the following venture capital fund funds and emerging companies:

  • Paradigm
  • Pantera
  • Parafi
  • Andreessen Horowitz
  • Ribbit Capital
  • Capital Group
  • ConsenSys, ConsenSys Ventures, Tachyon Accelerator
  • Token Foundry
  • 8VC
  • Owl Ventures
  • Tagomi
  • Bitwise Asset Management
  • Idle Labs
  • Uniswap
  • OPYN
  • Transak
  • Gala Games
  • Hippo Enterprises
  • Pipedrive
  • Proterra
  • Kymeta
  • Steel House

Mr. Jennings' life sciences and biotechnology representative work includes the following companies:

  • National Resilience
  • Insitro
  • Satsuma Pharmaceuticals 
  • CytomX Therapeutics 
  • Unity Biotechnology
  • Aimmune Therapeutics
  • Corvus Pharmaceuticals
  • Menlo Therapeutics
  • Angion Biomedica
  • Biomea Fusion
  • Hexagon Bio
  • Halo Neuro
  • Clarify Health Solutions
  • Mercator Medsystems
  • InCarda Therapeutics

Mr. Jennings also regularly advises investment banks on offerings for life sciences companies, including:

  • BofAMerrill Lynch
  • Citigroup, Inc.
  • Cowen and Company LLC
  • Credit Suisse
  • Goldman Sachs & Co.
  • Jefferies LLC
  • J.P. Morgan
  • Morgan Stanley
  • SVB Leerink Partners LLC
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