Mitch Danzig, Jeffry A. Davis, John E. Giust, Jeremy Glaser, Mitchell L. Lathrop and Eddie Rodriguez of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. have been selected as San Diego Super Lawyers for 2011. San Diego Super Lawyers are selected based on a combination of peer recognition and professional achievement. Only five percent of area lawyers were named to this year’s list.
Mintz Levin’s 2011 San Diego Super Lawyers include:
Mr. Danzig practices in the Employment, Labor and Benefits, Litigation, Israel Business and Intellectual Property Sections and has extensive experience in employment law, intellectual property litigation and complex commercial litigation. His work focuses on litigation in the areas of trade secrets, employee mobility, wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, contracts, defamation, wage and hour, and unfair competition. He has represented employers before numerous state and federal agencies including the Equal Employment and Opportunity Commission, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the California Labor Commissioner, and the Department of Justice. In 2010, Mr. Danzig was named one of the top 60 labor and employment attorneys in California by the Daily Journal and he was named a San Diego Super Lawyer in 2007, 2008 and 2009. He received his B.A., cum laude, from Hunter College and his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Arizona College of Law.
Jeffry A. Davis
Mr. Davis is a member in the firm’s Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Commercial Law practice. His practice is focused on all aspects of bankruptcy (including debtors, creditors, and committees), out of court workouts, insolvency, receiverships, and debtor/creditor rights. He is also a commercial law litigator, in areas such as contract and business disputes. Mr. Davis has represented clients in multiple industries including real estate, health care, telecommunications, software, agriculture, consumer products and food services. Mr. Davis has been included in Best Lawyers in America every year since 1997, and annually in the San Diego Super Lawyers list since 2007. He received his B.A. from the State University of New York and his J.D. from Boston University School of Law.
John E. Giust
Mr. Giust is a member in the firm’s Intellectual Property practice in the San Diego office. His practice focuses on patent litigation in the Federal Courts and at the U.S. International Trade Commission. He has litigated cases involving storage area networks, audio compression, image processing, semiconductor technology, wireless communications, and PC technology. Mr. Giust has substantial courtroom experience and as an electrical engineer, he is particularly skilled at presenting complex concepts to juries and judges as well as deposing and cross-examining expert witnesses on matters relating to critical technology. He has been named a San Diego Super Lawyer since 2009. Mr. Giust received his B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of New Hampshire, his J.D., summa cum laude, from American University and his LL.M. in Patent and Intellectual Property Law, summa cum laude, from George Washington University.
Mr. Glaser is a member in the firm’s Corporate practice and co-chair of the Venture Capital and Emerging Companies practice. His practice focuses on serving emerging growth companies and the companies that fund them. He has substantial experience in venture capital financings, securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, SEC compliance, licensing arrangements, and other general corporate matters. He has represented venture capital firms, hedge funds, and their portfolio companies in venture capital and PIPE financings as well as both issuers and underwriters in a wide variety of securities transactions, including IPOs, secondary offerings, and private placements. Mr. Glaser represents companies in a broad variety of industries, including Internet, software, wireless, semiconductors, computer hardware, medical devices, biotechnology, health care services, clean technology, and the investment management industry. He has been selected as a “Top Attorney” by the San Diego Daily Transcript from 2008-2010 and he was named a San Diego Super Lawyer in 2010. He received his A.B., summa cum laude, from Duke University and his J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School.
Mitchell L. Lathrop
Mr. Lathrop is a member in the Litigation practice in the firm’s San Diego and New York offices. His practice focuses on reinsurance and insurance law, securities litigation, complex civil litigation, domestic and international arbitration, environmental law and dispute resolution. Mr. Lathrop’s insurance practice involves representing some of the largest insurance and reinsurance companies in the country. He has appeared in over forty cases with reported decisions, litigated matters in over thirty states and frequently serves as an expert witness on insurance and reinsurance matters in both state and federal courts. An internationally respected arbitrator, Mr. Lathrop has served as sole arbitrator or party arbitrator in over 50 arbitrations. He has been named a San Diego Super Lawyer annually since 2007. He received his J.D. from the University of Southern California School of Law, and a Diploma in International Arbitration Law from the College of Law of England and Wales.
Eddie W. Rodriguez
Mr. Rodriguez is the Managing Member of the firm’s San Diego office and member in the Corporate practice. His practice focuses on a wide range of corporate and securities matters, including corporate formation, mergers and acquisitions, venture financing, technology licensing, and general business counseling. He has extensive experience with counseling public and private companies in the life science, telecommunications, software, hardware, e-commerce and information technology industries in a broad range of transactional matters. Mr. Rodriguez has represented clients in more than 200 mergers and acquisition transactions, investors and private companies in numerous private equity financings and clients in numerous securities offerings. He has been named a San Diego Super Lawyer annually since 2007, included in Lawdragon’s Lawdragon 500 New Stars, New Worlds and 500 Leading Dealmakers in America, and the San Diego Daily Transcript “Top Attorneys” in 2008 and its “Transcript Ten” and “Top Influential People” in San Diego in 2006. He received his B.A. from the University of California at Los Angeles and his J.D. from Stanford Law School. He was the editor-in-chief of the Stanford Journal of International Law and the articles editor of the Stanford Law and Policy Review.