Craig Hilts is a partner in the Corporate Practice Group. His practice focuses on advising domestic and foreign issuers and investment banks in capital market transactions, corporate governance and public company counseling, with a particular emphasis on the life sciences and technology industries. Mr. Hilts has successfully represented clients in a wide range of complex capital markets transactions, including numerous initial public offering, follow-on equity offerings, PIPE, senior debt offering and convertible debt offerings.

Mr. Hilts regularly advises life companies on financing transactions, SEC reporting and disclosure requirements, stock exchange requirements and corporate governance issues. He also frequently represents investment banks in initial public offerings and follow-on offerings in the life sciences industry. 

Mr. Hilts also has substantial experience advising a diverse range of companies and banks on senior and convertible debt offerings, including SEC-registered and Rule 144A transactions, tender and exchange offers and structured financing transactions. 

In recent years, Mr. Hilts has advised Pandion Therapeutics, Fulcrum Therapeutics, Constellation Pharmaceuticals, Translate Bio, Apellis Pharmaceuticals and Aileron Therapeutics on their initial public offerings. He has also advised investment banks on the initial public offerings of Dynatrace, Graybug Vision and Rhythm Pharmaceuticals.

Community Activities

Mr. Hilts served on the Business Transactions section of the Boston Bar Association from 2018–2020. 

For several years, Mr. Hilts was a member of the Young Executive Board of a nonprofit organization dedicated to motivating young students in disadvantaged neighborhoods to become readers by bringing authors to participate in in-class discussions. 

Mr. Hilts completed the 2013 New York Marathon.

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  • Education

    • JD, Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, 2008

    • BA, Economics and Political Science, Wake Forest University, 2003

  • Admissions

    • Massachusetts

    • New York