Stephen D. Sayre is a Member of the Corporate Finance Group and Co-Leader of the Mergers & Acquisitions sub-practice group. Steve’s practice focuses on companies in the pharmaceutical industry, including drafting and negotiating development agreements, manufacturing and supply agreements and joint venture agreements. Steve also acts as outside general counsel for companies that do not have inside counsel, managing commercial litigation, employment and tax matters. Steve began his legal career as a law clerk to the Honorable Mary L. Cooper, United States District Court Judge for the District of New Jersey. Prior to law school, Steve worked as a Certified Public Accountant for Big 4 public accounting firm and in private industry in the areas of auditing and accounting.