Mark Potash

Associate - Boston

Mark Potash
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Mark Potash is an associate in Foley Hoag’s Business Department. He advises public and private companies on a wide range of corporate matters including corporate formation, financings, mergers and acquisitions, licensing and strategic alliances, and general corporate governance matters.

During law school, Mark served as a Teaching and Research Assistant to Professor Jane Kent Gionfriddo.


  • Boston College Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2015
  • Boston College, B.S., summa cum laude, Scholar of the College, 2012



Representative Experience

  • Represented Ginkgo Bioworks, Inc. in a collaboration and license agreement with Biogen (Nasdaq: BIIB) to develop a next-generation recombinant adeno-associated virus (AAV) production platform. 
  • Assisted biotechnology ecosystem company Alloy Therapeutics, Inc. with the formation of Broadwing Bio LLC, a joint venture with Maze Therapeutics, Inc., to develop targeted antibody therapies for the treatment of ophthalmic diseases. 
  • Represented Motional, a global leader in driverless technology, in a landmark agreement with Lyft (Nasdaq: LYFT) to launch a multimarket robotaxi service in major US cities.  
  • Represented Dicerna Pharmaceuticals in separate global collaboration and license agreements with Novo Nordisk A/S and F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG.
  • Represented rental platform Zumper, Inc. in a $60 million Series D round led by  
  • Represented biopharmaceutical company Dicerna in two separate collaboration agreements with Eli Lilly and Company and Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 
  • Advised Position Imaging, Inc, a technology company focused on innovations to improve the logistics industry, in a landmark partnership with global technology firm Hitachi-LG Data Storage, Inc. 
  • Advised apartment rental search platform Zumper, Inc. in its $46 million Series C financing. 
  • Advised biotech research company Orig3n in closing its Series B round led by Haitong International.
  • Represented cybersecurity company GreatHorn in closing its $6.3 million Series A financing.
  • Advised personalized health network PatientsLikeMe in its investment and partnering agreements with digital life company iCarbonX.


  • Boston College Law Review, Articles Editor


  • Boston Bar Association, Member
  • Massachusetts LGBTQ Bar Association, Member
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