Powell Carman, the Leader of the firm's Technology, Entrepreneurial and Commercial Practice, counsels both private and publicly held clients on general corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital investments, strategic alliances, licenses, commercial agreements and other business issues. His practice focuses largely on clients in the life sciences, agribusiness, ag biotech and food industries.
Mr. Carman's transactional experience includes substantial acquisitions and divestitures for national and international biotech and agribusiness companies. He is also outside general counsel for a number of privately-held companies and nonprofit organizations.
Bar and Court Admissions
United States Courts of Appeals for the Seventh and Eighth Circuits
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
University of Missouri-Kansas City, J.D., with honors, 1988
University of Missouri-Columbia, B.S., cum laude, honors scholar, 1983
Civic Involvement and Honors
American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell™, Top Rated Lawyers in Technology, 2013
The Best Lawyers in America®, Corporate Law, 2013
Missouri Super Lawyers, 2006-2007