Brent A. Reinke,
Founder and Chairman
The BioScience Alliance
Brent Reinke is currently a Shareholder of Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, based in their Westlake Village office. Brent's legal career encompasses over 35 years of corporate practice focused in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, advising emerging growth companies, corporate securities and finance, strategic alliances and licensing. He represents numerous technology and "brick and mortar" companies who are in various stages of development, ranging from early stage and venture backed companies to corporations with multi-national operations.
His clients are involved in a broad array of industries, including, biotech/life science, high-tech, telecommunication, software, venture capital, real estate and manufacturing. Mr. Reinke was named by Los Angeles Magazine as a Southern California “Super Lawyer” for his work in the mergers and acquisition area. He was named by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal as one of the "Emerging Business Leaders" in the 101 Corridor; as well as being named by the Pacific Coast Business Times each of the past six years as one of the "Who's Who in Professional Services" in the Tri-Counties.
As Founder and Chairman of The Bio Science Alliance, Brent has overseen the BSA's efforts to facilitate development and growth of a life science cluster for the San Fernando Valley and Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties region. Brent also played a leading role in establishing the first Southern California Chapter of Keiretsu Forum which is an angel network originally founded in the Bay Area.
Brent was a corporate partner for 17 years with LA based Musick Peeler & Garrett LLP and a partner at the international law firm of Reed Smith, LLP.
Bio Science Alliance
Ali has over 30 years of experience in law, business and marketing to contribute to the BioScience Alliance (BSA). She has extensive knowledge and expertise in project management, event leadership, team development and marketing. Ali has worked with Brent Reinke, currently a Shareholder at Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, for more than 25 years and has over 40 years of experience working for Los Angeles based law firms, as well as the east coast based law firm, Reed Smith.
As the Executive Director of the Bio Science Alliance, Ali's focus is on leading BSA into the most recognized life science resource for education, relationships and connective interactions in the region.
Ali was Executive Director of the Gold Coast Business Forum (GCBF), a nonprofit business education and networking organization for 15 years and was able to build GCBF into the premier business forum along the 101 Corridor.