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Mintz Announces Nine Newly Elevated Members

Mintz today announced that nine attorneys have been promoted to Members of the firm. 

“We are delighted to have been able to add to our membership such a talented group of attorneys,” said Managing Member Bob Bodian. “Their technical expertise and industry experience, together with their deep knowledge of our clients’ needs, underscores our commitment to deliver the highest level of service to our clients for years to come.” 

The newly elected Members of the firm are as follows:

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LisaMarie Collins
Litigation (New York)

Ms. Collins represents Mintz clients in complex commercial disputes in federal and state courts and arbitration forums, as well as in governmental investigations and regulatory enforcement actions. She has a particular expertise in the financial industry, handling issues concerning derivatives and commodity futures. She also maintains an active employment practice focused on dispute resolution, discrimination and harassment, and counsels blue-chip institutional clients on internal investigations and employment-related issues. She is a member of the firm’s Diversity Committee, and is a member of the Board of Directors of First Workings, a nonprofit dedicated to helping students from underrepresented communities in New York City build social capital through paid summer internships.

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Alison I. Glover
Private Client (Boston)

Ms. Glover focuses her practice on estate and tax planning for high net worth individuals, their families, and their businesses. She advises clients on advanced estate planning techniques to minimize income, gift, estate, and generation-skipping transfer taxes. In addition, Ms. Glover counsels fiduciaries and beneficiaries with respect to planning opportunities for trusts and estates and the resolution of disputes, and represents individuals and small businesses in tax controversies before the Internal Revenue Service and state taxing authorities.

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Angela Y. Kung
Technology, Communications & Media (Washington, D.C.)

Ms. Kung draws on significant knowledge of the wireless regulatory landscape and experience at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to advise clients on, and help them comply with, FCC rules and regulations. With particular expertise on spectrum use policies and auction procedures, she has shepherded Mintz's clients through several FCC auctions related to next-generation 5G wireless technologies and broadband support, and routinely advocates on behalf of clients to help ensure that the agency’s rules align with their interests.

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Melanie Ruthrauff Levy
Corporate (San Diego)

Ms. Levy provides counsel to public and private companies in a broad range of matters, including initial public offerings and other capital market transactions, fallen angel reverse mergers, corporate governance, public company reporting, mergers and acquisitions, and other corporate transactional matters. She regularly represents issuers and financing sources in the medical devices, life sciences, and healthcare services industries.

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Marguerite McConihe
Intellectual Property (Boston)

Ms. McConihe is a litigator and intellectual property transactional attorney who counsels clients on maximizing the value of their IP and technology assets, including trade secrets, patents, copyrights, and trademarks. She has an emphasis on representing technology companies, particularly in the hardware, software, internet, semiconductor, biotechnology, and medical device industries.

Joseph J. Ronca

Joseph J. Ronca
Corporate (New York)

Mr. Ronca concentrates his practice on a range of domestic and international transactions, focusing on mergers and acquisitions as well as debt financings. He has represented clients in a variety of industries, including healthcare, pharmaceuticals, life sciences, chemical manufacturing, telecommunications, and retail. He also handles a wide variety of general corporate matters.

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Geoffrey H. Smith
Real Estate (Boston)

Mr. Smith focuses his practice on commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, and financing, with a particular emphasis on office, laboratory, industrial, medical office building, and retail leasing. Additionally, he represents clients involved in real estate developments and guides them through all steps and issues they may encounter, including issues related to zoning and permitting. He is a trusted advisor to his clients, including property owners, developers, retailers, landlords, and tenants operating regionally and nationally.

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Tali M. Tuchin
Corporate (San Diego)

Leveraging her prior experience as in-house corporate counsel for a large, publicly traded biotechnology company, Ms. Tuchin counsels clients on complex and strategic business and technology-based transactions in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, diagnostic, medical device, healthcare, energy, and technology sectors. She advises clients on domestic and international deals that advance their commercial interests while minimizing risks. Her client range from start-ups to large public companies, and view her as their trusted business advisor.

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Lily Zhang
Intellectual Property (San Diego)

Ms. Zhang’s practice is dedicated to intellectual property, with an emphasis on patent preparation and prosecution and providing clients with strategic insights in portfolio management. She also provides technical support to the firm’s patent litigation team. She has experience in a broad range of technical areas, including artificial intelligence and machine learning, wireless communication, data storage and management, bioinformatics, medical devices, battery composition and production, network hardware and software, cyber security and cryptography, computer numerically controlled fabrication, optics, electronic payment systems, and robotics.