Jordan Altman, a partner in the intellectual property transactions group and mergers and acquisitions group of Shearman & Sterling, practises corporate law with an emphasis on structuring, drafting and negotiating agreements that focus on the development, transfer, procurement, commercialisation and maintenance of intellectual property and technology. Mr Altman also counsels clients on intellectual property portfolio development, including public companies, as well as growing technology-driven businesses and start-ups. He has extensive experience working with clients in the pharmaceutical, medical device, chemical, entertainment, sports, automotive, software and financial service sectors.