Joshua G. Galante

Vice Chair, Emerging Companies & Venture Capital Funds



Josh Galante is a member of the firm’s business department and focuses his practice on complex business combinations and investment transactions. He advises public and private companies, investors and entrepreneurs on a range of corporate and securities law matters of strategic importance. He represents established and emerging businesses in complex transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, sales, financings, joint ventures and restructurings. Josh also advises clients on franchising matters, equity and compensation arrangements and general governance and compliance matters. He has experience representing companies in various industries, with a particular focus on the technology, gaming, health care and financial services areas.

Business Vantage Point BlogJosh is a contributor to Stradley Ronon’s corporate & securities blog, Business Vantage Point. Read the blog here, which provides timely industry updates and tips from leading practitioners.

Josh received his J.D. from Vanderbilt Law School and his B.B.A. in Finance, with distinction, and his B.A. in History from Emory University.

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Representative Matters

Josh’s experience includes the representation of:*

  • Clincierge, a clinical trial concierge services provider, in an acquisition by Greenphire, an innovator of software solutions for clinical trials backed by one of the largest software investors in the world
  • Team Epiphany, a consumer marketing agency, in its acquisition by Stagwell, a digital-first global marketing network
  • Mini Melts USA, a producer and distributor of novelty ice cream products, in the acquisition of a controlling interest by Altamont Capital Partners, a private investment firm
  • Crusoe Energy Systems, a Denver, CO-based company that harnesses wasted and natural gas flares to power crypto, cloud computing and data center operations, with its acquisition of Easter-Owens, a manufacturer of modular data centers and specialized electrical systems
  • Fora, a modern travel agency startup, in connection with its $5 million seed funding round
  • StreamWeaver, a software company offering enterprises end-to-end observability, AI operations and cloud migration, in connection with its sale to BMC, a global leader in software solutions for Autonomous Digital Enterprises
  • Covetrus, Inc. (NASDAQ:CVET), a global leader in animal health technology and services, in connection with its strategic investment in Veterinary Study Groups, Inc., a leading provider of peer-to-peer learning experiences for veterinary practice leaders
  • True Global Ventures in connection with the sale of its interest in SharesPost as part of the May 2020 SharesPost/Forge Global merger
  • a regional health insurer in its joint venture with two major hospital systems to form a Medicare Advantage insurance company
  • a public distributor of dental and healthcare products in the creation of a new entity with a national dental supplies provider to better serve state dental association members with an online-only option for purchasing dental supplies
  • the strategic investment arm of a health insurance company concerning its participation in a $33 million Series B financing round by Pager, Inc.
  • a regional, nationally-affiliated health insurance company with respect to its participation, along with other health insurers, in a joint venture with a non-profit generic pharmaceutical company, helping to reduce the costs of certain generic drugs for participating plan members and other consumers
  • Petabyte Technology, a veterinary practice management software company, in connection with
    • its $15 million Series B Funding Round
    • securing $8 million in Series A Financing
    • a $43.4 million acquisition by Chewy, Inc.

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Bar Admissions
  • New York
  • Georgia
  • J.D., Vanderbilt Law School
  • B.B.A. in Finance and B.A. in History, Emory University


Speaking Engagements

  • Panelist, “Don’t Forget About IP in M&A,” Association of Corporate Counsel Greater Philadelphia’s Annual In-House Counsel Conference
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