Albert (Al) L. Sokol has 40 years of experience representing a variety of large, medium and small life sciences and technology companies, often in multinational transactions. Types of work include venture capital and private equity investments, mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs, general corporate counseling, strategic alliances, executive compensation, licenses, collaborations, intellectual property matters, litigation, and other types of assistance.

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  • Merger between two UK and US flu vaccine companies, and then a venture capital financing, on behalf of venture capital (VC) and private equity (PE) funds in Sweden, France, United Kingdom and Switzerland
  • Merger between a large Japanese pharma and our client, a US biotechnology company, for several hundred million dollars. Our client developed therapeutics for central nervous system conditions, such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and during its eight years of development and growth, we assisted with a reverse merger, two score VC closings with investors from three countries, and all aspects of its operations and growth

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  • The Legal 500 Untied States 2019
  • Practical Law Company, Recommended for M&A and Corporate Transactions
  • Law & Politics, Super Lawyer
  • Boston Magazine, Securities & Venture Finance


  • Massachusetts Biotechnology Council, member
  • Chambers of Commerce of France, Australia, Germany, Sweden, UK, member


Boston University School of Law, JD, 1977
Yale University, BA, 1970


Boston, Massachusetts / Speaking Engagements / September 22, 2019

Boston, Massachusetts / Speaking Engagements / May 31, 2018

Shanghai, China / McDermott Event / December 5, 2018

Boston, Massachusetts / McDermott Event / June 6, 2018

Shanghai, China / McDermott Event / November 16, 2017

Cambridge, Massachusetts / Speaking Engagements / October 4, 2017

Paris, France / Speaking Engagements / May 22-23, 2017

Redefining Early Stage Investments (RESI) Conference / January 2017

San Francisco, California / McDermott Event / January 10, 2017

San Francisco, California / Speaking Engagements / January 10, 2017