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Jeremy D. Glaser

Member / Co-chair, Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Practice

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Jeremy has over three decades of experience guiding life sciences and technology companies in their growth and financing strategies. He routinely assists his clients in public offerings, angel and venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, and SEC compliance. His experiences as an executive at a technology company and an investment fund facilitates his ability to provide practical business as well as legal advice. Jeremy also drives content for the MintzEdge website, an online resource for entrepreneurs.

Jeremy serves as Co-chair of the firm’s Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Practice. Jeremy regularly represents technology-based companies principally in the life sciences, software, mobile applications, and clean energy fields. He represents both issuers and underwriters in a wide variety of securities transactions, including IPOs, secondary offerings, and private placements, and represents venture capital firms, hedge funds and their portfolio companies in venture capital and PIPE financings. He has deep experience representing buyers and sellers in acquisitions and dispositions of public and private companies. Jeremy is also a key contributor to MintzEdge, an online resource for entrepreneurs that includes useful tools and information for starting and growing a company.

Jeremy routinely assists his clients in growing their businesses and obtaining financing, guiding companies from initial organization through angel and venture capital financings, initial public offerings, strategic alliances, and mergers and acquisitions.

Jeremy brings a unique combination of practical legal and business experience to his clients, having served as general counsel and a partner at Sterling Stamos Capital Management, LP, an investment management company managing hedge funds and a private equity fund, and as a member of the senior management team of Medibuy.com, Inc., a Kleiner Perkins, Sequoia, and Oak venture-backed B2B software company focused on the health care services industry. Jeremy is a member of the board of directors of REBOOT! National Veterans Transition Service, Inc. (NVTSI) and the board of directors of the USS Midway Museum. NVTSI is a San Diego-based not-for-profit organization dedicated to assisting veterans in adjusting to civilian life and securing meaningful employment.

Education

  • Harvard Law School (JD)
  • Duke University (BA)

Recognition & Awards

  • San Diego Business Journal: San Diego 500 - The Book of Influential Business Leaders (2017)
  • San Diego Business Journal: "Best of the Bar" (2014, 2015)
  • Recognized by The Legal 500 United States as “highly reputed” for Venture Capital and Emerging Companies (2014)
  • Recommended by The Legal 500 United States for Venture Capital & Emerging Companies (2014 – 2017)
  • Best Lawyers in America: San Diego Venture Capital Law Lawyer of the Year (2016)
  • San Diego Super Lawyers: Securities & Corporate Finance (2010 – 2014)
  • San Diego Daily Transcript: "Top Attorneys" Corporate Transactional (2008 – 2010, 2012 – 2013)
  • Best Lawyers in America: Venture Capital Law (2013 – 2019); Mergers & Acquisitions Law (2016 – 2019); Corporate Law (2013 – 2019)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Involvement

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, San Diego Bar Association Business & Corporate Law Section
  • Board member, San Diego Venture Group
  • Board member, USS Midway Museum
  • Board of directors, REBOOT! National Veterans Transition Service, Inc.
  • President, San Diego Venture Group (2003)

Viewpoints

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John Rotchford, founder of SASI, a boutique investment banking firm, discusses how to prepare your company for sale, how buyers will value your business, and how to achieve a favorable and timely outcome.
The global M&A market has remained strong from the end of 2017 into 2018, with the total deals announced in the first half of 2018 making it the best period for global M&A yet. With stockholders pressuring larger companies to grow their revenues and the strong liquidity position of many companies, it is a sellers’ market. For companies looking to sell and participate in the record-breaking 2018 global M&A market of $890.7 billion in Q1 and $889 billion closed with $1.3 billion announced in Q2,2 the toughest question is often how to start.

In this podcast, Dick Pfister, the founder of investment management firm AlphaCore Capital and one of the partners of Altegris Investments, explains how he built successful investment management businesses.
In this podcast, Georges Daou, founder of a number of successful technology companies and of the Daou Winery, explains why entrepreneurs need to develop and convey to investors the passion they have for their businesses in order to succeed.
In this podcast, Jeff Belk, an early employee of Qualcomm and serial entrepreneur and investor, explains why it is important to build a great board of directors and how to communicate to your board most effectively.
Jeremy Glaser, Co- chair of the Mintz Levin Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Practice, talks to Blaise Barrelet, a successful serial entrepreneur and founder of Analytics Ventures, about how and when companies should raise money.
Jeremy Glaser, co-chair of Mintz Levin’s Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Practice, discusses the role of the CFO in growing companies with Jeff Gilford, co-founder and principal of BlackFord Partners, Inc.

Jeremy Glaser, co-chair of Mintz Levin’s Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Practice, discusses the role of the CFO in growing companies with Jeff Gilford, co-founder and principal of BlackFord Partners, Inc.
In this podcast, Jeremy Glaser speaks with John Creelman about his journey as a veteran CFO and his experiences funding numerous successful companies in both the private and public markets.
John Sarkisian, founder of sports and lifestyle venture capital fund Motion Ventures, explains how he built and funded numerous companies in the real estate, restaurant, sports and technology industries and guides entrepreneurs on how to raise money and get successful exits in each of these varied industries.

News & Press

Jeremy Glaser, a San Diego-based Member is quoted in this article discussing the rapidly growing bitcoin industry and the inherent difficulty of predicting just how far the current price boom will take it.
The Legal 500 United States has recognized Mintz as a leading firm in the 2017 edition. The annual editorial guide has also recognized Mintz attorneys as leaders in their areas of practice.
Best Lawyers named 85 Mintz attorneys to its 2018 list of The Best Lawyers in America. In addition, Mintz attorneys Matthew J. Gardella and Samuel M. Tony Starr were named “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective practice areas.
Jeremy Glaser comments in this San Diego Business Journal article discussing the increase in activity in acquiring or investing in craft breweries, and provides strategies moving forward.
Eddie Wang Rodriguez, Managing Member of Mintz's San Diego office, and Jeremy D. Glaser, Co-chair of the Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Practice, have been named to the San Diego Business Journal’s San Diego 500: The Book of Influential Business Leaders.
Mintz lawyers represented Bio-Medical Devices, Inc. in the sale of a section of its manufacturing operations to Stryker Corporation, one of the world’s leading medical technology companies.
Attorneys from Mintz represented Workterra, a leading innovator in cloud-based benefits administration and talent management, in its sale to CareerBuilder. The purchase will significantly expand CareerBuilder’s product offering.
Jeremy D. Glaser, Co-Chair of the Mintz Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Practice, is moderating a panel discussion at ACG San Diego’s “What’s Brewing in the Craft Beer & Distilled Spirits Space – Trends and Updates” program.
Best Lawyers named 73 Mintz attorneys to its 2017 list of The Best Lawyers in America. Mintz attorneys selected for inclusion in this year’s list span 44 practice areas. 
Jeremy D. Glaser, Co-chair of the Mintz Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Practice, has been named to Best Lawyers’ 2017 list of The Best Lawyers in America. He was recognized in three practice areas in San Diego: Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, and Venture Capital Law.
Jeremy Glaser, Member and Co-chair of the firm’s Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Practice, is quoted in this Equities.com piece that is focused on highlighting the early reactions to Reg A+ and Title III Equity Crowdfunding.

Craft Glue

April 1, 2016

Jeremy Glaser, a Member and Co-chair of the firm’s Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Practice, is quoted in this San Diego Business Journal article discussing the U.S. brewing industry employers’ efforts to retain workers, including using stock, cash, culture, and other methods as incentives.

Events

Speaker
Jun
19
2018

The Daré Story

ACG San Diego

Lomas Santa Fe Country Club 1505 Lomas Santa Fe Drive Solana Beach, CA

Speaker
May
1
2018

2018 LESI Annual Conference

Licensing Executives Society

Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, CA

Guest Lecturer
Jun
6
2017
Speaker
Moderator
Sep
20
2016

What's Brewing in the Craft Beer & Distilled Spirits Space - Trends & Updates

Association for Corporate Growth San Diego

Solana Beach, CA

Speaker
Jul
20
2016

Reverse Engineering an Exit Event

Fronis Group

5690 Cancha De Golf, Rancho Santa Fe, CA

Speaker
Moderator
Feb
23
2016
Moderator
Sep
24
2015

Mergers & Acquisitions in Life Sciences — Maximizing Your Returns and Best Practices

Mintz Levin, 3580 Carmel Mountain Rd., Suite 300, San Diego, CA 92130

Moderator
Apr
22
2015
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