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Mintz Promotes Six Attorneys to Member

Mintz has elevated six attorneys to Members of the firm.

“Our six newest Members exhibit tremendous experience in their respective practices, an in-depth knowledge of our clients’ businesses, and a collaborative approach to client service,” said Bob Bodian, Managing Member of Mintz. “We are proud of their accomplishments and are excited to welcome them to our membership.”

The newly elected members are:

Daniel Bagliebter – Corporate (New York) – Mr. Bagliebter’s practice focuses on corporate and securities law matters, with an emphasis on securities offerings and mergers and acquisitions. His experience includes representation of both issuers and investment banking firms in a broad range of capital markets transactions, including initial public offerings and follow-on public offerings. Mr. Bagliebter also regularly advises buyers and sellers in a variety of public and private business combinations. He also counsels clients on compliance matters, the ongoing reporting requirements of publicly traded companies, corporate governance best practices and various other matters affecting publicly-traded companies and their officers and directors.

Brandon Barker – Real Estate (Los Angeles) – Mr. Barker’s practice focuses on commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, financings, leasing and developments of office, industrial, technology, and multifamily projects. His experience also includes the structuring of joint ventures and transfers of equity interests. Mr. Barker is a LEED Green Associate – a designation from the U.S. Green Building Council earned by individuals who have a documented, up-to-date understanding of the most current green building principles and practices. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute Los Angeles and serves on the editorial board of the California Real Property Journal.

Peter Cuomo – Intellectual Property (Boston) – Mr. Cuomo advises clients on intellectual property enforcement and defense, as well as patentability and freedom to operate

evaluations, due diligence and clearance studies. His patent litigation experience spans every phase from pre-suit investigations through appeal. Mr. Cuomo represents clients across a wide range of technologies such as pharmaceutical and biotechnology inventions, medical devices, automotive components, and mechanical and consumer products. He also has experience in disputes involving breach of contracts, unfair competition, trademarks and trade secrets claims. Mr. Cuomo represents clients in U.S. District Courts and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, as well as in post-grant proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board.


Tara Dwyer – Health Law (Washington, D.C.) – Ms. Dwyer advises private and public health care services entities, including managed care organizations, pharmaceutical services providers including PBMs, and integrated delivery systems, on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and complex service arrangements. She works closely with Medicare Advantage Organizations (MAOs) and Medicare Part D Plan Sponsors, including EGWPs, and first tier and downstream entities to address regulatory and compliance matters. She regularly counsels clients regarding risk adjustment systems, rebates, and issues relating to DIR. Ms. Dwyer also advises on state and federal regulatory laws unique to the health care industry, and the application of such laws to the structuring business arrangements. She additionally advises clients on federal and state anti-kickback and self-referral laws.

Elizabeth Parsons – Intellectual Property (Washington, D.C.) – Ms. Parsons represents and counsels clients in connection with a broad range of technology transactions. Her practice includes advising clients in connection with a variety of routine and complex transactions, including supply, manufacturing, and partnering transactions, as well as, mergers and acquisitions. She has a particular focus on the life sciences industry, as well as significant experience in the renewable energy, high-tech, telecommunications, manufacturing, and education sectors. Ms. Parsons is a board member of Great and Small, a nonprofit therapeutic riding organization, and New York Artists Equity Association.

Matthew Tikonoff – Corporate (Boston) – Mr. Tikonoff represents public and private companies and investors in a range of transactional and corporate matters, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions, securities law compliance and general corporate representation. His experience includes advising clients in strategic acquisitions and divestitures, including private equity transactions, carve-out transactions and complex earn-out arrangements, as well as representing closely-held companies in exit transactions. He also advises issuers in capital markets transactions, including initial public offerings. Mr. Tikonoff has experience counseling clients in a number of industries, including life sciences, medical technology, telecommunications, technology and retail.