Rachael M. Bushey

Rachael M. Bushey


Philadelphia, PA
Phone: 215.981.4331    Fax: 215.981.4750


Rachael M. Bushey is a partner and chair of Life Sciences and vice chair of the Health Sciences Department of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Philadelphia office. She also is a member of the firm's Executive Committee. 

Ms. Bushey represents public and private life sciences companies in connection with mergers and acquisitions, complex divestitures and carve-out transactions, a variety of capital markets transactions (IPOs, follow-on offerings, PIPEs, RDOs and private placements), Securities Exchange Act work, corporate governance and collaboration agreements. She regularly provides counseling to boards of directors and senior management on a wide range of corporate governance and compliance matters.

In addition, Ms. Bushey has significant experience in negotiating transactions with both pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in the United States, Europe and Asia.

Ms. Bushey has been a guest speaker on strategic transactions and corporate issues affecting life sciences companies. She also is active in the community.

Prior to Pepper, Ms. Bushey was a partner at Hogan Lovells LLP and also served as vice president, deputy general counsel and corporate secretary for West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.


  • J.D., Villanova University School of Law, 2003
  • B.A., Lafayette College, 2000

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey


  • Hon. William Gilroy, Presiding Judge: Superior Court of New Jersey, Freehold, NJ

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