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Hope is Counsel in Reed Smith’s Global Corporate Group, focusing her practice on representing pharmaceutical, biotechnology, consumer healthcare and other life sciences companies with strategic transactions, including:

  • Mergers and acquisitions, 
  • Product acquisitions/divestments and carve-out transactions, 
  • Complex option and licensing agreements,
  • Strategic alliances, joint ventures and co-promotion agreements, and
  • Transactions arising from IP litigation settlements.


  • University of Pennsylvania, 1994, J.D.
  • University of Delaware, 1991, B.S.

  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania

  • Corporate Counsel Women of Color
  • National Bar Association

Awards & Recognition

  • Named as one of the 12 “Power Women Having an Impact on Bioscience” by the Philadelphia Business Journal, February 1, 2019
  • Recipient, 2009 Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association’s Rising Star Award