On September 18, 2019, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati was named the Venture Capital Firm of the Year at the 2019 LMG Life Sciences Awards, besting four other law firm nominees for the second year in a row. LMG's annual awards program honors the top firms and legal professionals in the life sciences market. Awards are based on interviews and surveys completed by participants who are active in the life sciences market. This year's awards program was held in New York City at Essex House.
WSGR was also nominated in the "Hatch-Waxman Litigation Firm of the Year–Generic" award category and WSGR partner Vern Norviel was nominated for the "Patent Strategy & Management Attorney of the Year–California" award. Also of note was a C$40 million Series B financing raised by Canadian company ABK Biomedical, who was represented by WSGR, that made the list of “Canadian Impact Deals of the Year.”
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