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Life Sciences & Pharmaceutical Companies

Life sciences and pharmaceutical companies face a unique set of operational and financial challenges, from conducting clinical trials to bringing products to market to expanding operations—all within a complex regulatory environment. The road to success and overcoming these challenges begins with forging strong relationships with accounting, tax, and consulting professionals with industry-specific expertise.

Who We Serve

Our Life Sciences Practice Group serves privately-owned companies from start-ups to large multinational and middle-market companies.  We have collaborated with organizations focused on many areas, including:

  • Generic drug manufacturers and distributors focused on injectables, pills, and capsules
  • Branded pharmaceuticals, including FDA 505(b)(2) focused organizations
  • Nutraceuticals
  • Organizations focused on clinical research and research and development
  • Biotechnology companies 

Our Expertise

Having spent significant time helping our clients navigate the complex accounting and tax issues prevalent in the life sciences industry, our capabilities include:

  • Calculation of gross to net sales and receivables, with hands-on experience with many aspects of the calculations including chargebacks, rebates, wholesaler fees, and group purchasing organizations
  • Determining proper accounting and tax treatment for payments received under research and development milestone agreements
  • Analyzing complex accounting treatment for joint ventures and collaboration agreements
  • Helping companies claim research and development tax credits and other tax incentives

Our Services

Accounting & Tax


  • Audit readiness
  • Budgets and projections
  • Financial modeling
  • Financial reporting
  • Internal controls and entity policies
  • IT/Computer consulting
  • Structure of employee compensation plans


  • Bank financing
  • Stock compensation and other equity compensation
  • Capital structures
  • Benefit plan services
  • 83(b) election
  • Private equity investment


  • Chargebacks
  • Revenue recognition
  • Risk management
  • Royalty and compliance services

International Expansion

Exit Planning

Vinay Navani

Co-Practice Leader

Chris Frederick

Co-Practice Leader
PDF of Life Sciences & Pharma Companies Brochure

Our Life Sciences Team.

Chris Frederick

Pharmaceutical Management Certified

Vinay Navani

Co-Practice Leader