Five Mintz Levin Members Named San Diego Super Lawyers

06.28.2012 - San Diego, CA

Mitch Danzig, Jeffry A. Davis, John Giust, Jeremy D. Glaser and Eddie Wang Rodriguez of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. have been selected as San Diego Super Lawyers for 2012. The annual list identifies lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Only five percent of area lawyers were named 2012 San Diego Super Lawyers.

Mitch Danzig is a Member of the firm’s Employment, Labor and Benefits, Litigation, Israel Business and Intellectual Property Sections. Mr. Danzig 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. Mr. Danzig 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. Mr. Danzig has been named a San Diego Super Lawyer in 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2011. In 2010, he was selected by the Corporate Counsel Edition of Super Lawyers as one of the Top Attorneys in California for Corporate IP Litigation and was named one of the Top 60 Labor and Employment Lawyers in California by the Daily Journal. Mr. Danzig received his B.A., cum laude, from Hunter College and his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Arizona College of Law.

Jeff Davis is a Member of the firm’s Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Commercial Law Section. 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 1995, 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 Giust is a Member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Section. 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, printing technologies, 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.

Jeremy D. Glaser is a Member of the firm’s Corporate & Securities Section and Co-chair of the Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Practice Group. 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 was selected as a “Top Attorney” by the San Diego Daily Transcript from 2008-2010 and has been named a San Diego Super Lawyer in 2010 and 2011. He received his A.B., summa cum laude, from Duke University and his J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School.

Eddie Wang Rodriguez is the Managing Member of the firm’s San Diego office and Member of the Corporate & Securities Section. 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 and numerous securities offerings. He has also represented investors and private companies in private equity financings. Mr. Rodriguez 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’s “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.

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