Alan J. Bernstein

Alan J. Bernstein

Illustrative Matters

Trinity Biotech plc
Represented Irish biotechnology company in its key technology licensing and marketing agreement, followed by initial public offering. Represented the company in its merger with another publicly-held biotechnology company and the public distribution of its shares. Numerous acquisitions and private financings, including PIPEs.
Screaming Media, Inc.
Represented web content aggregator in $5 million angel financing round and $30 million mezzanine round; established key license agreements with content providers and ecommerce customers.
Dako Cytomation A/S
Represented biotechnology equipment maker in merger with Danish buyer and then represented merged Danish company in acquisition and joint venture licensing.
Spectel Ltd.
Represented Irish internet teleconferencing company in strategic acquisition of U.S. operations and sale of the company to major Telecom.
RightAnswers, Inc.
Represented application service provider in spin-off from public parent and follow-on private placements, including recent venture capital rounds.
Medidata Solutions, Inc.
Represented maker of online solutions for clinical trials in private financing and licensing transactions.
Content Directions, Inc.
Represented digital content manager in angel financing and transactions with publishers.
Avnet, Inc.
Represented Avnet, Inc. in numerous venture capital investments and strategic alliances.
Community Development Venture Capital Alliance
Pro bono representation of not-for-profit alliance assisting venture funds which make use of capital investments to create jobs and wealth for low-income people and distressed communities.
American Friends of Israel Crisis Center
Pro bono representation of U.S. fundraising arm of Israeli non-profit helping immigrant victims of terror and misfortune.


  • B.A., 1979 Stanford University
  • J.D., 1983 Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley

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