Shirley R. Kuhlmann

Shirley R. Kuhlmann


Boston, MA
Phone: 617.204.5125    Fax: 617.204.5150

Shirley R. Kuhlmann is a partner in the Health Sciences Department of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Boston office. Ms. Kuhlmann concentrates her practice in corporate and securities matters with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions for life sciences and technology companies. Ms. Kuhlmann advises both public and private companies on a range of matters, including IPOs, follow-on equity and debt financings, corporate governance and disclosure matters, cash and stock mergers, stock and asset purchases and other business combination transactions. Ms. Kuhlmann also counsels startups on general corporate matters and strategies for preparing for and raising capital.


  • J.D., Emory University School of Law, 2007, Executive managing editor, Emory Law Journal
  • B.A., Economics/Political Science, Columbia University, 2004
  • London School of Economics & Political Science, 2002-03

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • Pennsylvania

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2007

Practice Areas