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Jeremy D. Glaser

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

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+1.858.314.1515

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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 – 2019)
  • San Diego Super Lawyers: Securities & Corporate Finance (2010 – 2014, 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)
  • 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)
  • San Diego Daily Transcript: "Top Attorneys" Corporate Transactional (2008 – 2010, 2012 – 2013)
  • Best Lawyers in America: Venture Capital Law (2013 – 2020); Mergers & Acquisitions Law (2016 – 2020); Corporate Law (2013 – 2020)
  • 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. (2012 - 2018)
  • President, San Diego Venture Group (2003)

Viewpoints

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.
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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.
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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.
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In two recent no action letters, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) granted no action relief for two venture capital online funding platforms, the FundersClub, Inc. (“FundersClub”) and AngelList, LLC (“AngelList”), allowing them to avoid registering as broker-dealers under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”) even though their affiliates will receive some compensation in the form of a carried interest.
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Jon Sundt, Founder of Altegris, explains how he built one of the largest alternative investment advisory firms in the country and how he achieved a hugely successful exit.
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Ken Cohen discusses how raising money for life sciences companies is different than for technology companies and gives entrepreneurs advice on how to finance and grow their life sciences company.
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JD Davids of SmartMoney Startups explains how to identify and close the best venture fund for your company.
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In this podcast, Cliff Boro, a serial entrepreneur and investor, shares his insights and experience to help entrepreneurs best position themselves to raise money from angels and venture capitalists.
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In this podcast, Walt Tendler discusses the importance of having sophisticated financial advice when preparing your company for a financing and the challenges that entrepreneurs face when they fail to take care of the financial side of the house.
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In this podcast, Carrie Stone discusses the importance of management in the financing process and how venture capitalists assess management teams prior to making an investment decision.
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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.
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
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

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
Speaker