James has acted as the senior attorney for over 150 public and private financing transactions (venture financings, public offerings, PIPEs, debt financings), over 50 merger and acquisition transactions (buy-side and sell-side), over 100 start-up formations and a variety of other transactions (licensing agreements, strategic transactions, equity compensation, insolvency analyses, pre-litigation disputes and negotiations). He has routinely provided legal and strategic advice to the senior management and Boards of Directors for a variety of companies, public and private, in a variety of industries, such as life sciences, technology and services.
In addition to litigation, Mr. Walker negotiates licensing agreements and counsels in relation to securing intellectual property and entertainment rights. Mr. Walker was a partner and head of the San Diego Trademark, Advertising & Copyright practice group with the national law firm of Cooley LLP. Kent M. Walker is well prepared to address, anticipate and resolve legal matters that affect his clients' paths to professional and business achievement.
Areas of practice &
James counsels clients in the following areas: Business Law, Corporate Law, Licensing, Finance, Health Care, Intellectual Property, Mergers & Acquisitions and Securities Law.
- Agiletic Law Group, P.C. (2011-present) – Principal
- Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: HALO) (2008-2010) – Vice President, Legal
- DLA Piper (1998-2008) – Partner, Corporate Securities Group