Scott N. Wolfe has practiced law since 1978 and is the partner-in-charge of the Carmel Valley office of the Latham & Watkins law firm. He heads the firm's corporate department in San Diego and practices general corporate and securities law, as well as mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Wolfe has a strong background in advising startups, emerging businesses, and public companies, particularly in the biotechnology, high technology and telecommunications industries. He regularly represents companies and investment banking firms in public offerings, private placements, venture capital financings, real estate investment trusts, complex debt offerings and corporate partnering arrangements.
Mr. Wolfe is a member of the American, California, San Diego and District of Columbia Bar Associations. He is the former Chairman of the Board of San Diego Children's Hospital and Health Center and a current trustee. He also is a trustee of BIOCOM, CONNECT, the Boys and Girls Club of San Dieguito, and a member of the San Diego 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) and a former trustee of the Burnham Institute, Francis Parker School and the Economic Development Corporation. Mr. Wolfe was named as a leading attorney in California in the categories of Capital Markets, Debt & Equity and Life Sciences by Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2008.
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