chapter  24
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Interview with J. Casey McGlynn

J. Casey McGlynn (Figure 24.1) is one the most experienced attorneys in the medical device industry. Mr. McGlynn is chairman of the Life Sciences Group at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati (WSGR) and a nationally recognized leader in the representation of start-up and emerging growth companies in the life sciences eld. The Life Sciences Group at WSGR offers focused resources and capabilities to meet the most critical needs of start-up and emerging-growth companies, including private and venture capital nancings; public offerings; university licensing; and strategic collaborations and strategic patent counseling. Mr. McGlynn is a frequent speaker and contributor to magazines and newsletters on issues relating to the life sciences industry, and moderates the annual WSGR Medical Device Conference.*

MDR&D: How did you decide to go into law originally and what led you to specialize in the life science area?