Bruce W. Jenett


Bruce W. Jenett is Senior Counsel with DLA Piper LLP (US), located in the firm’s Palo Alto, California office.  DLA Piper is the largest law firm in the world with over 4,200 lawyers in 32 countries and 78 offices.

Mr. Jenett’s practice is focused on the representation of U.S. and international clients in the life sciences (biotech, pharmaceutical, medical device, and analytical instrument) industry, representing financiers, start-ups and large multinational corporations, with a particular focus on emerging life sciences companies and venture capital financing.  From 2008 to 2012, Mr. Jenett served as Co-Chair of DLA Piper’s Global Life Sciences Group.

He is a member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the California Life Sciences Association, which is the statewide organization for California’s life sciences industry, was a member and Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee of former San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom’s Biotech Advisory Council, and has for many years been consistently recognized in peer-selected rankings as one of the leading life sciences industry lawyers in the United States.

In his spare time he plays blues harmonica in a rock band.

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