Welcome James C.T. Linfield to the Advisory BoardDevin Lynn Sep 22, 2020
“I am excited to join the Advisory Board for the Center for Women’s Health Research because of the outstanding faculty and mission. I believe that women’s health and sex differences research is important for the health and well-being of our communities. I’m honored to be part of such an incredible organization.” – James Linfield
A sincere welcome to our newest Advisory Board Member Jim Linfield! Jim joined the Advisory Board in July and is excited to work alongside our faculty and staff to further women’s health and sex differences research.
Jim founded the Colorado office of Cooley LLP, an international law firm, in 1993 and served as its managing partner through 2013. His practice represented biotechnology, the medical device industry, information technology and clean technology companies in financing, M&A and strategic transactions, as well as venture capital and growth equity funds in their investments.
Before founding Cooley's Colorado office, Jim worked in the biotech industry for several years as Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel for Somatogen, Inc. He was previously a partner at Davis Graham & Stubbs, a Denver law firm.
Jim served as Chairman of the Board of the University of Colorado Foundation from 2016-18 and continues to serve on its Investment Policy Committee. He currently serves on the Advisory Board for the BioFrontiers Institute at the University of Colorado Boulder, and the Board of Directors of Fitzsimmons Innovations, the public authority that is developing the area north of the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. He is also on the Board of Directors of Opera Colorado and of the Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network and is a Founder and Executive Committee member of the Colorado Cleantech Industry Association.
Jim received his undergraduate degree from Harvard College and his JD from Harvard Law School, both magna cum laude.
“We are thrilled to welcome Jim to the Advisory Board. This is the perfect time to have him join us. We are grateful for his service to the community, the University of Colorado and now women’s health. His wealth of experience and outstanding commitment to the Denver area is greatly appreciated. I look forward to working with him in the years to come.” Jan Meck, Advisory Board Chair