Mr. Cartoni is a corporate and securities attorney who has represented both public and private venture-backed life sciences companies for nearly 25 years. He has particular expertise in general corporate matters as well as significant corporate transactions (IP licensing/debt and equity financings/acquisitions). Mr. Cartoni was formerly a partner in the corporate securities group at global law firm DLA Piper, the general counsel at Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: HALO), and the founder of Agiletic Law Group, PC, a boutique corporate law firm. Mr. Cartoni received his J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.