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William N. Wofford

Bill leads the biopharmaceutical and life sciences practice at Hutchison. His practice focuses on structuring and negotiating transactions for drug development, biotechnology, medical device and healthcare services companies. Bill assists growing and established companies raise capital, acquire and out-license technology, collaborate with strategic partners and engage in mergers and acquisitions. Since 1997, he has served the Research Triangle's entrepreneurial community. 

Recognition, Affiliations & Memberships

  • Co-author and Editor, Biotechnology and the Law (American Bar Association, 2007)
  • Board of Directors, SEBIO, 2009-2015
  • Member, Entrepreneurial Council for the Wake Forest University Translational Science Institute (TSI)
  • Best Lawyers in America, recognized annually since 2007
  • Member, Licensing Executives Society
  • Member, American Bar Association’s Business Section and Science and Technology Committee
  • Super Lawyers, 2006, 2008


  • J.D., University of Virginia, 1994
  • B.A., University of Virginia, 1989


  • New York
  • North Carolina

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