Matthew Hurd has been a partner at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP since 2000, and is one of the most experienced healthcare industry lawyers globally. He advises companies and their directors on domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions and similar strategic transactions. Hurd has spent almost 30 years developing Sullivan & Cromwell’s healthcare and life sciences practice, of which he is co-head, to its current leadership position among global legal advisors. His transactional practice has spanned the entire spectrum of women’s health products.
He also plays an active role in Sullivan & Cromwell’s mentoring program for young lawyers and speaks regularly at professional gatherings concerning the life science industry and takeover defense. His cultural interests include service on the board of the Metropolitan Opera.