James Silver, Esq., LLM

At SO, James advises the CEO and CLO on developing and executing business strategy. This includes structuring and negotiating financings, licenses, acquisitions, partnerships, evaluation of growth opportunities, and other commercial transactions. James is further responsible for operationalizing SO’s corporate development activities, including leading teams in legal, operations, investor relations, public relations, human resources, and facilities. James also serves as the Chair of the Corporate Affairs Committee.

Earlier in his career, James was a biotech attorney in private practice, most recently with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. James was educated at University of Toronto, University of London, and Osgoode Hall Law School, and is admitted to practice law in Massachusetts, New York, and Ontario, and as registered in-house counsel in Arizona.