Jason Stirling, Pillsbury's Global Life Sciences & Digital Health Industry Leader, focuses on corporate matters for life sciences and technology clients, with an emphasis on helping early-stage companies thrive.

Jason represents a wide array of clients, ranging from startup and emerging growth entities to established, publicly traded companies, in the life sciences, technology, software, robotics, gaming, manufacturing, and food and beverage industries. He is experienced in private and public securities offerings, convertible debt financing, angel investor financings, venture capital financings, IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, technology licensing, joint ventures and collaborations, equity incentives and corporate governance matters.

Representative Experience

  • Represented a distribution company in its $70 million acquisition by a strategic acquirer.
  • Advised a franchise system in its $240 million acquisition by a private equity firm.
  • Represented a chemical and diagnostics manufacturer in its $142 million acquisition by a China state-owned entity.

Professional Highlights

Presented “Crowdfunding Primer: Startups, the Internet and Money” at Pillsbury CLE Marathon events in San Diego and Los Angeles.


  • J.D., University of San Diego School of Law, 2004
    cum laude, Order of the Coif; San Diego International Law Journal

    B.S., University of California, Berkeley, 1996


  • California