Marko S. Zatylny


  • JD, Harvard Law School, 2002
  • BS (Accounting), magna cum laude, Brigham Young University, 1998


  • Massachusetts, 2002

Marko S. Zatylny


Marko focuses his practice on advising public and private companies, investment banks and investment funds in mergers & acquisitions, capital markets transactions and corporate governance issues. He handles transactions for clients in a number of industries, including life sciences, financial services, energy/infrastructure and retail and consumer. His clients include companies such as Becton Dickinson, Domino’s Pizza, IMS Health, LPL Financial, Pfizer and Wright Medical. Marko is co-chair of the firm’s energy/infrastructure group. In February 2015, Marko was named “Deal Maker of the Week” by The American Lawyer.


  • Pfizer in its pending acquisition of Hospira for approximately $17 billion.
  • Wright Medical in its pending merger of equals with Tornier NV.
  • Novavax in its cross-border tender offer for the outstanding shares of Isconova, a Sweden-based publicly traded vaccine adjuvant company.
  • Wright Medical in its sale of its OrthoRecon business to Hong Kong-based MicroPort Scientific Corporation.
  • Veolia and I Squared Capital. Represented Veolia and I Squared Capital in their acquisition of the Kendall Square Power Station, a 256 megawatt producer of electrical and steam energy.
  • Wright Medical. Represented Wright Medical in its sale of its $290 million OrthoRecon business to Hong Kong-based MicroPort Scientific Corporation. 
  • Becton Dickinson. Represented Becton Dickson, a global medical technology company, in its recent acquisitions of GenCell Biosystems and CRISI Medical Systems.
  • Pfizer in its acquisition of Excaliard Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel drugs for the treatment of skin scarring.
  • The lead underwriters in the initial public offering of Cerulean Pharma Inc.
  • The lead underwriters in the follow-on offering of Insmed Incorporated.
  • The lead underwriters in the initial public offering and subsequent follow-on offerings of Bloomin’ Brands, Inc., one of the largest casual dining restaurant companies in the world.
  • LPL Financial Holdings, the holding company for one of the largest brokerage firms in the U.S., in its $522 million initial public offering and subsequent follow on offerings.
  • Covidien. Represtned Covidien in its $2.6 billion acquisition of ev3, Inc. 
  • Becton Dickson. Represented Becton, Dickson & Co. in its $730 million sale of Discovery Labware Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of diagnostic and research tools, to Corning Inc., a producer of specialty glasses, ceramics, and related materials worldwide. 
  • URL Pharma, Inc. Represented URL Pharma, Inc. in its $800 million sale to Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc., a developer of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and gastroenterology pharmaceuticals.
  • LPL Investment Holdings. Represented LPL Investment Holdings, the holding company for one of the nation's largest independent broker-dealer network, in its acquisition of Concord Wealth Management. 
  • Represented clients in acquisitions of energy/utility assets and the negotiation of various power and energy contracts, including in the renewable energy sector.





  • Panelist, "From the Boardroom: Considerations in Option to Purchase Deals," Ropes & Gray Life Sciences Roundtable, San Francisco, January 12, 2014