Prior to teaching at TJSL, Marco A. Casalins, III worked as a business attorney for over 8 years at the Manhattan office of Dechert, LLP and the Princeton office of Morgan, Lewis and Bokius, LLP.
Mr. Casalins earned his J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law, Newark in 2002, where he was an editor for the Rutgers Law Review. While in law school, Mr. Casalins clerked for Bankruptcy Judge Kathryn C. Ferguson of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. Prior to starting his legal practice, Mr. Casalins was employed as a human anatomy instructor for Rutgers University, where he also conducted patent research. He earned his B.S., cum laude, in exercise science and dance from Rutgers University, New Brunswick in 1998. Mr. Casalins is fluent in Spanish and English.
At Morgan Lewis, Mr. Casalins represented life sciences and technology companies in venture capital and other financing transactions and on matters such as the negotiation and structuring of licensing and other complex collaborations, domestic and international clinical trial arrangements, corporate partnering arrangements, strategic alliances, supply and distribution arrangements, co-promotions, and joint ventures. He also represented privately and publicly held companies regarding a range of business matters, including general business law, mergers and acquisitions, securities law, and corporate finance.
At Dechert, Mr. Casalins advised life sciences, energy and technology companies (ranging from early-stage biotechnology/technology startups to global pharmaceutical companies), financial institutions, and e-commerce corporations on matters such as general corporate law, supply chain management, debt restructuring, equity financing, mergers and acquisitions, labor and employment, and various commercial contractual issues. In addition, he has represented media and technology corporations in Sarbanes-Oxley, Securities and Exchange Commission, and white-collar investigations and has had significant exposure to litigation matters in the areas of intellectual property, international finance, and complex commercial and securities law.