Scott Wolfe is a partner in the San Diego office of Latham & Watkins. Mr. Wolfe advises start-up and emerging businesses and public companies, particularly in the life sciences and high-technology industries. He regularly represents companies and investment banking firms in public offerings, private placements, venture capital financings, real estate investment trusts, debt offerings, corporate partnering arrangements, and mergers and acquisitions.
Mr. Wolfe is a member of the American, California and San Diego Bar Associations. He is the former Chairman and current trustee and member of the Executive Committee of Rady Children's Hospital and Health Center in San Diego. He is a trustee of BIOCOM, CONNECT and the Corporate Directors Forum, Counsel for the Sanford Consortium of Regenerative Medicine and member of the Dean's Advisory Council of the Rady School of Management at UCSD. Mr. Wolfe is a former owner of the San Diego Padres (1990–1999). He is an Adjunct Professor of Law at USD Law School teaching a class in “Advanced Corporate Transactional Skills” and teaches classes in venture capital and mergers and acquisitions at the Rady School.
Mr. Wolfe is a recommended as a “leading lawyer” in Chambers USA 2014 – Capital Markets: Debt & Equity – California and in Life Sciences: California and is described as "extremely experienced and very bright; there is really not a lot that you can come up against that he hasn't been involved in." He is the recipient of the 2013 Thomas F. Carter Award, the highest leadership and philanthropic award given by Rady Children’s Hospital and Health Center – San Diego, and was named as one of the “important M&A practitioners” by The Legal 500 US.
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