Stephen M. Goodman is a co-founder of Mid Atlantic Bio Angels (www.bioangels.net), an angel investor group, and 1st Pitch Life Science (www.1stpitchlifescience.com), a public forum for pitches from pre-investment stage companies, in each case for companies in the life sciences. He has mentored numerous life science and technology start-ups through The Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Center at Columbia Business School, the Columbia-Coulter Translational Research Partnership and the E-Lab for Life Science Entrepreneurs sponsored by the New York City Economic Development Corporation. Mr. Goodman is also a partner and co-head of the Mergers and Acquisitions Practice at Pryor Cashman LLP in New York City. His clients include drug development and diagnostic companies, medical device companies, clinical trial management companies and companies in other technology businesses. He is the chair of the Biotechnology Law Committee of the American Bar Association’s Science and Technology Law Section.