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Savir Punia is an associate in the Health Sciences Department of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Los Angeles offices. Mr. Punia advises clients on a variety of corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, the formation, organization and funding of start-up businesses, venture financing, securities, corporate governance and general business counseling. He has extensive experience representing large companies in connection with public company matters, including ongoing reporting obligations under U.S. securities laws and regulations, and in corporate governance and major healthcare transactions.
Mr. Punia also has experience representing a large media company in intellectual property licensing and film and television production. He has provided support and guidance to patent holders facing invalidity proceedings in Brazilian courts; and has developed best practices for IP management and licensing for nonprofit organizations with regard to pharmaceutical drug development partnerships.
During law school, Mr. Punia served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Jesus Bernal of the U.S. District Court of the Central District of California, a legal intern in the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the District of Minnesota, and a legal intern in the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office. He is fluent in Punjabi.