COLUMBIA, S.C.—Womble Bond Dickinson economic development lawyer Stephanie Yarbrough will help lead a half-day South Carolina Life Sciences Boot Camp: Essentials of a Growing Industry. The event takes place March 14 at the University of South Carolina’s Arnold School of Public Health and is presented by SCBIO.

Yarbrough will speak on M&A in Life Science Economic Development.

Other topics at the SC Life Sciences Boot Camp will include:

  • Economic development incentives in the Life Sciences Space;
  • FDA 101 for Medical Devices;
  • Introduction to Life Science Innovation & Entrepreneurship.

Yarbrough is a member of the SCBIO Board of Directors.

SC BIO is a statewide, not-for-profit, public/private life sciences industry association and economic development organization formed to actively promote, build, support, expand, and convene South Carolina's life sciences industry. The group is the official state affiliate of BIO—the US Biotechnology Innovation Organization.

Stephanie Yarbrough has played a role in many of South Carolina’s largest economic development deals of the past 20 years. She works closely with companies seeking to expand or relocate operations to the Carolinas and the Southeastern United States. Her efforts on behalf of clients have led to the creation of thousands of new jobs and billions of dollars in new investments. When the New York Times profiled Charleston’s economic boom in 2017, Yarbrough was one of the local leaders the Times turned to for insight.