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Nutter Represents Veristat, LLC in its Acquisition by WindRose Health Investors, LLC

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Nutter served as legal counsel to Veristat, LLC, a scientifically minded global clinical research organization (CRO), in its acquisition by WindRose Health Investors, LLC, a New York City-based health care private equity firm. The Nutter team was led by Shannon Zollo, chair of the firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions and Private Equity practice groups, and included Josh French, Kelly Dutremble, Mary Moran, Elizabeth Myers, and AJ Santaniello on corporate matters; Laura Marsell, Michael Mooney, and Erin Whitney on tax matters; Seth Berman on data privacy matters; Emily Grannon Fox on labor and employment matters; and Pat Concannon and Liza Hadley on intellectual property matters.

Veristat empowers biotech and pharmaceutical sponsors to advance complex therapeutic challenges and accelerate innovative therapies by providing essential services along the entire clinical therapeutic development spectrum through regulatory approval and post-approval, including strategic consulting, regulatory affairs, clinical operations, biostatistics, data management, medical writing, and pharmacovigilance. With this transaction, Veristat will be able to accelerate its next phase of expansion, drawing on WindRose’s extensive experience investing in health care and outsourced pharmaceutical services companies. Read more about the transaction.

Nutter’s Corporate and Transactions Department represents domestic and international corporations, publicly traded and privately-held companies, private equity firms, nonprofit institutions, and family-owned businesses in a wide variety of domestic and cross-border transactions. The firm’s attorneys advise on significant transactions in every major industry sector, including manufacturing, high technology, life sciences, banking, professional services, real estate, energy, medical devices, and health care. Nutter’s corporate law practice handles the full range of M&A and private equity transactions, including representing buyers and sellers in auctions and bid processes, mergers, asset sales, stock purchases, leveraged buyouts, roll-ups, joint ventures, PIPEs, going private transactions, exchanges of securities, friendly and hostile tender offers, and proxy contests.

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Nutter is a Boston-based law firm that provides legal counsel to industry-leading companies, early stage entrepreneurs, institutions, foundations, and families, across the country and around the world. The firm’s business and finance, intellectual property, litigation, real estate and land use, labor and employment, tax, and trusts and estates practices are national in scope. The firm was co-founded in 1879 by former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis, before his appointment to the Court. For more information, please visit and follow the firm on LinkedIn.

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