Christelle Pride is a Counsel in the firm’s Life Sciences Practice Group and Technology Transactions Practice Group. She advises emerging and established companies on a wide range of commercial agreements and other transactional matters. She specializes in representing clients in the life sciences and technology sectors.

Christelle counsels clients with respect to the structuring and negotiation of a variety of agreements, including licensing, collaboration, supply, distribution, service contracts, and related commercial matters. Christelle’s experience allows her to work closely with and assist clients in navigating both their complex and day-to-day legal needs.

Christelle received a Juris Doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley, a Doctorate of Philosophy in Pharmacology and Toxicology from the University of Louisville, and a Master of Science in Chemistry from East Tennessee State University.

Christelle began her legal career at Covington & Burling LLP in its San Francisco office, where she worked in Covington’s life sciences and technology transactions practice groups. Prior to beginning her legal career, Christelle was a postdoctoral fellow at the Vascular Medicine Institute at the University of Pittsburgh.


  • J.D., University of California, Berkeley
  • Ph.D., Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Louisville
  • M.S., Chemistry, East Tennessee State University

Honors & Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America, Ones to Watch®, Technology Law, 2024