Rachael Bushey Joins Pepper Hamilton LLP

Pepper Hamilton LLP announced today that Rachael M. Bushey has returned to the firm as a partner in Pepper’s Life Sciences Practice. She is a corporate, securities and transactional lawyer, who also will be a member of Pepper’s Corporate and Securities Practice Group, resident in the Philadelphia office. She first joined the firm in 2006 and most recently served as Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.

Ms. Bushey will counsel clients on corporate, securities and governance matters, as well as complex commercial transactions, including strategic alliances and collaborations, technology licenses and acquisitions, supply, distribution and manufacturing agreements, and co-promotion arrangements.

Ms. Bushey’s return aligns with the firm’s strategic initiative to continue to expand its Life Sciences Practice, especially its business, commercial and transactional capabilities.

“Rachael brings a unique perspective to Pepper, having worked internally within the life sciences community before rejoining the firm. Her extensive knowledge of M&A, securities and commercial transactions in this critical area is an asset to both our practices and our clients,” said Jeffrey P. Libson, partner and co-chair of the firm’s Life Sciences Practice. “On behalf of the Life Sciences practices, I am delighted to welcome Rachael back to our team.”

Ms. Bushey has represented clients across the United States, Europe and Asia. In addition to corporate and commercial transactions, she also counsels clients on corporate governance and compliance issues.

Ms. Bushey is a graduate of Villanova University School of Law, where she received her J.D. in 2003. She received her B.A. in Legal Philosophy from Lafayette College.

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