Maria Stracqualursi

Industry Experience

Maria counsels technology and life sciences companies from their formation through merger or acquisition. She represents early-stage companies in venture capital and other financing transactions, and also assists them with a variety of corporate law matters, including employment, equity compensation, consulting, confidentiality, restructuring and corporate governance matters.  Maria also has experience representing private companies in domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions.

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Rich May, P.C.

Corporate Associate

  • Advised clients in equity and debt finance transactions
  • Counseled startups with respect to formation, stock incentive plans and corporate governance
  • Represented companies in mergers and acquisitions

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Corporate Associate

  • Represented technology companies in formation, financings, acquisitions, sales and other corporate transactions

Recent Client work +


  • Preferred equity financing of PIC Therapeutics by Orbimed, Advent and others
  • Preferred equity financing of Summation Bio by Droia, RA Capital and others
  • Preferred equity financing of Vizgen by Arch Ventures, Northpond Ventures, Sofina Partners, Blue Water and others
  • Preferred equity financing of Dianthus Therapeutics by 5AM Ventures, Fidelity Management & Research Company, Venrock Healthcare Capital Partners, Fairmount Funds, Avidity Partners, Wedbush Healthcare Partners, Tellus BioVentures and others

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Maria has assisted pro bono clients with name-change and asylum matters. She is proficient in Spanish.

Bar Admissions
  • New York
  • Massachusetts
  • Boston College Law School, J.D.
  • Tufts University, B.A.