• Lawrence  Atinsky

    As a Partner on the Private Transactions team at Deerfield, Lawrence joined Deerfield in 2013 to work on structured transactions in Deerfield's Private Design and Special Situations Funds and to provide legal support to the Deerfield Institute and other Deerfield Funds. Lawrence has over 13 years of experience structuring and negotiating public and private financings, strategic transactions and licensing arrangements involving healthcare companies. Since 2004, Lawrence has served as a Partner and General Counsel of Ascent Biomedical Ventures, a leading venture capital firm investing in healthcare companies. Lawrence began his career as an associate in the Mergers & Acquisitions department at the law firm of Skadden Arps LLC. He has also been the General Counsel of several private companies in the healthcare industry. Lawrence holds a B.A. with high distinction from the University of Wisconsin and a J.D. from New York University School of Law.