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Mintz Names Scott M. Stanton Managing Member of San Diego Office

SAN DIEGO—Mintz announces the appointment of Scott M. Stanton as Managing Member of its San Diego office. Scott is a corporate attorney with extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, and corporate governance matters. He succeeds Daniel Pascucci, who will focus full-time on his highly regarded litigation practice and role as Co-chair of the firm’s Cross-Border Asset Recovery Practice.


“Scott is known throughout California and nationally for his excellence in corporate law and the thoughtful counsel he provides to clients,” said ​Bob Bodian, Managing Member of Mintz. “We are grateful to Dan for his many years of service and know that Scott will build on that success as we continue to grow and invest in this important region.”


As a Member in Mintz’s Corporate & Securities practice since 2018, Scott has more than thirty years of experience on transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, and public and private equity financings. He represents companies, boards of directors, and board committees in a wide variety of industries, including software, medical devices, life sciences, semiconductors, manufacturing, consumer products, insurance, and financial services. 


Scott is regularly recognized for his professional success and contribution to the San Diego community, including being named as one of the region’s “Most Influential People” by the San Diego Business Journal. He has also been recognized in Diligent’s “Modern Governance 100” list and as one of the San Diego Business Journal’s “Top 100 Leaders in Law.” He previously served as Chair of the Board of the San Diego-based Corporate Directors Forum and is currently a member of the La Jolla Playhouse Board of Trustees where he serves as Treasurer.


Since its San Diego office opening in 2006, Mintz has been committed to civic and community involvement and support of emerging growth companies fueling the local economy. The firm’s San Diego office has grown to employ more than 100 professionals with 50-plus attorneys, including robust intellectual property, corporate, white collar defense, litigation, and employment law practices.


About Mintz

Mintz creates breakthrough legal strategies that help clients solve problems and forge ahead. Our attorneys combine legal, business, and industry insight to help navigate shifting challenges. We help clients comply with evolving regulations and compete in emerging markets. The firm has extensive depth of experience in the sectors driving innovation and growth including life sciences, private equity, energy & sustainability, and technology. Mintz is recognized as a litigation powerhouse.