Jessica A. Bisignano

Jessica A. Bisignano

Counsel, Philadelphia

Jessica A. Bisignano advises both public and private companies in a variety of transactions and on day-to-day corporate legal matters. She works closely with clients to get to know their businesses, understand their strategic goals, and help them anticipate and resolve issues that arise during the course of a transaction or representation.

Jessica focuses on U.S. and international business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, capital market transactions, and commercial transactions. In addition, Jessica advises on SEC disclosure, compliance, and corporate governance matters. She has represented companies spanning a number of industries, particularly in the consumer, life sciences, pharmaceutical, technology, and financial services sectors.

Education and admissions

Education

J.D., Rutgers University School of Law-Camden, 2010

M.B.A., Rutgers University, magna cum laude, 2010

B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 2005

Bar admissions and qualifications

Pennsylvania

New Jersey

Representative experience

Represented a leading global life sciences company in the US$670m sale of its food solutions business.

Represented a diversified industrial manufacturer on its US$325m acquisition of a manufacturer of specialized commercial vehicles and concurrent private placement of senior notes.

Represented a privately held clinical-stage biotechnology company in its initial public offering.

Represented a global pharmaceutical company in acquisitions of product portfolios in dozens of countries and substantially all the assets of a publicly traded company.

Represented an oncology-focused biopharmaceutical company on its US$300m follow-on equity offering.

Represented a P&C company in the establishment of a three-party joint venture to develop and market a technology-enabled platform for insurance product development and distribution.

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