Barbara L. Borden
Barbara L. Borden is a partner in the Cooley Business department and head of the Firm's Mergers & Acquisitions practice. She joined the firm in 1997 as a partner and is resident in the San Diego office. Borden specializes in mergers and acquisitions, cross border transactions, joint ventures and other complex transactions and public securities law. Ms. Borden represents strategic and financial buyers and sellers in public and private acquisitions. Ms. Borden also has significant experience in counseling boards of directors in connection with mergers and acquisitions and related governance and anti-takeover matters.
Borden has experience representing a broad range of technology, life sciences and other growth companies including software, electronic commerce, semi-conductor, telecommunications, biotechnology, medical device, healthcare, consumer finance, defense contractors, sporting goods and apparel and service companies.