Jeffrey Selman is a partner in the San Francisco office of Crowell & Moring. He graduated from Columbia University School of Law in 1990 and is a former Vice Chair of the State Bar of California’s Business Law Section. Mr. Selman has extensive experience in general transactional representation of life sciences, technology and clean technology private and public companies with an emphasis on general corporate and securities matters, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, and intellectual property licensing and collaborative arrangements. He represents start-up and venture capital–backed life sciences, technology and clean technology companies on formation, equity and debt financing, restructurings, board and management issues, licensing, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate and commercial transactional matters. He has also worked with many companies that have been spun out of research institutes. In addition, he advises public companies reporting under the ‘34 Act on general transactional matters, including financings, mergers and acquisitions and other strategic transactions, board and management issues, SEC and national exchange compliance, investor relations, corporate governance, including under the Sarbanes Oxley Act, and board committee investigations. He has been counsel on transactions that have involved in excess of a billion dollars in the aggregate.