Mark B. Stein provides comprehensive legal services to private equity and venture capital funds, with a substantial number of transactions in the healthcare, life sciences, and financial services technology space. He focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and venture capital transactions, as well as the general corporate representation of a variety of operating companies. Mark, who is listed by Chambers USA as one of “America’s Leading Lawyers for Business,” is a frequent speaker on emerging company topics. Mark co-leads the healthcare industry initiative.
Mark is the co-leader of the corporate, finance, and investment management practice in Morgan Lewis’s Boston office.
His background includes counseling institutional investors on portfolio investment and buy-out transactions and investments in private equity funds. Mark serves as outside general counsel to companies across a range of industries, including information technology, software, life sciences, healthcare, financial services technology, consumer products, and e-commerce. Clients also turn to him for assistance with a variety of commercial matters, from distribution and licensing agreements to joint ventures and financial transactions.
Active on the boards of several nonprofits, Mark currently serves as chair of the board of Jewish Vocational Services of Boston and on the advisory board of Tuckerman Capital. He advises the Dartmouth Entrepreneurial Network and the Barris Incubator at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.
Mark previously practiced at another international law firm. Before entering private practice, Mark worked in government service. He held the positions of deputy executive director and acting executive director of the Massachusetts Office of International Trade and Investment. He also served as legislative assistant to a US senator from New Hampshire and worked as a Foreign Service officer with the US Department of State, where he served in the Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs and at the US Embassy in Ankara, Turkey.
Mark is proficient in Turkish, French, and Russian.
Dartmouth College, 1984, A.B., Magna Cum Laude
Harvard Law School, 1992, J.D., Magna Cum Laude
Awards and Affiliations
Recommended, M&A/corporate and commercial: Private equity buyouts, The Legal 500 US (2019)
Chairman, Jewish Vocational Services (Boston)
Listed, Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2010–2011, 2014–2015)
Listed, The Legal 500 (2009–2014)
Life Sciences Star, Financial and Corporate, LMG Life Sciences, (2013–2018)