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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, special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), 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 through 2022. NVTSI is a San Diego-based not-for-profit organization dedicated to assisting veterans in adjusting to civilian life and securing meaningful employment.

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Generative artificial intelligence creates content and work efficiencies but also comes with legal pitfalls. Mintz Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Practice Co-chair Jeremy Glaser and Associate Lorena Niebla look at the technology's potential uses as well as risks related to data privacy, intellectual property, and more.
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In our seventh session, the team is joined by Jeremy Glaser, Co-chair of our Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Practice, to discuss what you need to know about down round financings – overview; perceptions, implications, and risks; and how a board can best prepare for a down round.
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Venture capital investing continues to thrive across all sectors. During the first half of 2021, the Mintz team advised more than 65 emerging companies and investors in transactions in all facets of the life sciences, technology, and energy and sustainability industries.
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News & Press

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Mintz is pleased to announce that Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Co-chair Jeremy Glaser and Members Sebastian Lucier and Pedro Suarez have been named to the San Diego Business Journal’s Leaders of Influence in Technology 2024 list. The award recognizes industry leaders in technology and highlights their careers and accomplishments.
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Mintz is pleased to announce that 120 firm attorneys have been recognized as leaders by Best Lawyers® in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©.
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BOSTON – Mintz has earned top rankings in the 2023 edition of Legal 500 United States guide. The firm is recognized in 14 practice categories, and 59 individual attorneys are also recognized in the guide, some in more than one category.
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BOSTON –Mintz announced today that 39 of its practices and 81 of its attorneys earned recognition in the 2023 edition of Chambers USA, a guide to the country’s leading law firms.
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SAN DIEGO – Mintz is pleased to announce that four attorneys have been named San Diego Super Lawyers and three have been recognized as Rising Stars in the 2023 edition of the annual publication.
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Co-chair of the firm’s Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Practice Jeremy Glaser was featured in a Q&A in SD Founders. Jeremy spoke about a wide spectrum of matters including cryptocurrency, post-covid VC, M&A, and IPO activity, economic slowdown, and working in San Diego.
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Mintz Member and Co-chair of the firm’s Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Practice Jeremy Glaser was quoted in an article published by Forbes detailing how more startups have embraced crowdfunding to raise early-stage capital following the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s change to related regulations in 2020, which allows companies to raise up to $5 million through the method.
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Mintz Member and Co-chair of the firm’s Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Practice Jeremy Glaser, Member Sebastian Lucier, and Associate Sebastian Bacon co-authored a Bloomberg Law Insights article offering recommendations for companies contemplating engaging in a down-round financing to deal with the economic impact of COVID-19.
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.
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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.

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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.
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Events & Speaking

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Jan
23
2023

M&A and financing in exits: the ultimate founder’s dream

IBA 5th Silicon Beach Conference: From Start-Up to Exit

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Panelist
May
18
2021
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Oct
23
2019
Panelist
Mar
15
2019

San Diego Angel Conference

War Stories from Start-Ups

University of San Diego

Moderator
Feb
19
2019

IBA 4th Silicon Beach Conference

Strategic Money – risks and rewards of having corporate investors invest in your client

Shutters on the Beach, Santa Monica, California

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Jun
19
2018

The Daré Story

ACG San Diego

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

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May
1
2018

2018 LESI Annual Conference

Licensing Executives Society

Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, CA

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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

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Jul
20
2016

Reverse Engineering an Exit Event

Fronis Group

5690 Cancha De Golf, Rancho Santa Fe, CA

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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

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Apr
22
2015
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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.

Recognition & Awards

  • Chambers USA: California – Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions (2021 – 2023)

  • San Diego Super Lawyers: Securities & Corporate Finance (2010 – 2014, 2019 – 2024)

  • San Diego Business Journal 2023 Top 100 Leaders in Law

  • San Diego Business Journal: San Diego 500 - The Book of Influential Business Leaders (2017 – 2019)

  • 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; 2021 – 2022)

  • Best Lawyers in America: San Diego Mergers & Acquisitions Law Lawyer of the Year (2020)

  • Best Lawyers in America: San Diego Venture Capital Law Lawyer of the Year (2016, 2021)

  • San Diego Daily Transcript: "Top Attorneys" Corporate Transactional (2008 – 2010, 2012 – 2013)

  • Best Lawyers in America: Venture Capital Law (2013 – 2024); Mergers & Acquisitions Law (2016 – 2024); Corporate Law (2013 – 2024)

  • San Diego Magazine 2020 Top Lawyer

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent

  • Phi Beta Kappa

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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.

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 (2022)
  • Board of directors, REBOOT! National Veterans Transition Service, Inc. (2012 - 2018)
  • President, San Diego Venture Group (2003)
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Jeremy D. Glaser

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

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