McDermott Represents REGENXBIO in its $1.8 Billion Strategic Partnership with AbbVie


International law firm McDermott Will & Emery represented REGENXBIO in its $1.8 billion strategic partnership with AbbVie to develop and commercialize RGX-314, a potential one-time gene therapy for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and other chronic retinal diseases.

The McDermott team was led by Krist Werling and included Rich Smith, Monika Richter, Andrea Hamilton and Becky DuFur. Tom Conaghan is the relationship partner for REGENXBIO.

Read REGENXBIO’s press release here.

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