July 13, 2020
United States Securities and Exchange Commission
Division of Corporation Finance
Office of Life Sciences
100 F Street, N.E.
Washington, D.C. 20549
Attention: Jeffrey Gabor
Relay Therapeutics, Inc.
Acceleration Request for Registration Statement on Form S-1
File No. 333-239412
Dear Mr. Gabor,
Pursuant to Rule 461 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the Act), Relay Therapeutics, Inc. (the Company) hereby requests that the effective date of the above-referenced registration statement (the Registration Statement) be accelerated to July 15, 2020, at 4:01 p.m., Eastern Time, or as soon thereafter as practicable, unless we or our outside counsel, Goodwin Procter LLP, request by telephone that such Registration Statement be declared effective at some other time. In making this acceleration request, the Company acknowledges that it is aware of its responsibilities under the Act.
Once the Registration Statement is effective, please orally confirm the event with our counsel, Goodwin Procter LLP by calling Gabriela Morales-Rivera at (617) 570-1329. We also respectfully request that a copy of the written order from the Securities and Exchange Commission (the Commission) verifying the effective time and date of the Registration Statement be sent to our counsel, Goodwin Procter LLP, Attention: Gabriela Morales-Rivera, by facsimile to (617) 801-8858.
If you have any questions regarding this request, please contact Gabriela Morales-Rivera of Goodwin Procter LLP at (617) 570-1329.
|RELAY THERAPEUTICS, INC.|
|/s/ Sanjiv K. Patel|
|Sanjiv K. Patel|
|President and Chief Executive Officer|
Sanjiv K. Patel, Relay Therapeutics, Inc.
Brian Adams, Relay Therapeutics, Inc.
William D. Collins, Esq., Goodwin Procter LLP
Gabriela Morales-Rivera, Esq., Goodwin Procter LLP