May 26, 2011 (Mountain View, CA) — Fenwick & West LLP is pleased to announce that firm chairman and corporate partner Gordon K. Davidson has been elected to the BayBio Board of Directors.
As a member of the BayBio Board, Davidson joins a select group of highly-regarded industry leaders who provide guidance to the independent, non-profit 501(c)(6) trade association serving the life science industry in Northern California. Davidson's decades of experience advising emerging and established life sciences companies on their formation, funding, corporate governance and transactional matters will allow him to provide focused input regarding the issues unique to companies and organizations of this industry.
"It's an honor to sit on this prestigious board among innovators who have contributed to the cultivation of this industry throughout their careers," Davidson comments. "BayBio and its member organizations are responsible for carving the path of life sciences innovation in the Bay Area, and I am excited about participating in the direction of its future."
As Northern California's leading life sciences association, BayBio strives to support the regional bioscience community through advocacy, business solutions, science education, entrepreneurship and events. It currently supports more than 450 member organizations.
BayBio is an independent, non-profit 501(c)(6) trade association serving the life science industry in Northern California. The staff and services of BayBio are paid primarily through memberships, sponsorships, and event registration fees. BayBio provides these services through representatives in South San Francisco, Emeryville, Sacramento and through coalition partners in Washington, DC.
Fenwick & West's Life Sciences Industry Group consists of more than 40 attorneys and scientists who provide a broad mix of core legal services to private companies, public companies, investors and research institutions. Many of our Life Sciences Group attorneys have scientific and research experience prior to their legal careers, and a number have advanced technical degrees in disciplines such as molecular biology, organic chemistry, electrical engineering, and immunology.