Philip Amoa

by Justin Cates
Philip Amoa
McCarter & English LLP

Philip Amoa is a multifaceted Corporate Partner at McCarter & English. He represents emerging- growth and middle-market companies, serving as an advisor throughout an organization’s lifecycle, ranging from startup to growth to maturity.

Amoa has extensive experience, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, corporate venture capital, private equity, Delaware corporate and alternative entity law, and commercial matters. His venture capital work spans tech, life sciences, and e-sports, handling a variety of matters from capital raising through debt and equity financings, commercial matters, and strategic transactions.

Amoa is the founding member of McCarter’s Delaware Corporate, LLC & Partnership Law group, where he assists Delaware corporations with governance issues, including fiduciary duties, risk oversight, conflicts of interest, board and committee structure, and special committee investigations.

Amoa serves as an independent director of The Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (USA) and is the chair of the Governance Committee and serves on the Executive, Compensation, Investment, and Legal Committees of the board. He is also the secretary of Delaware BioScience Association.

Amoa earned his J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law and his B.S., summa cum laude, from Gwynedd-Mercy University.

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