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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 – 2020)
  • 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)

Recent Insights

News & Press

Viewpoints

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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In this podcast, Charlie Silver, the founder of RealAge, a big data email marketing company, discusses how he turned his company around during the dotcom crash and successfully sold it to The Hearst Corporation.
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In this podcast, David Taylor, the founder of CineForm, a digital media company that was successfully sold to GoPro, discusses how he built a successful company and the many challenges he faced along the way.
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Jeremy Glaser speaks with George Kenney, Founder and Managing Director of Shepherd Ventures, about the challenges of raising venture capital and how to grab the attention of venture capitalists with your pitch deck and thirty second elevator pitch.

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In this Podcast, Jeremy Glaser, speaks with Mike Krenn about how he advises entrepreneurs to identify and approach angel investors and venture capitalists and his recommended best practices for writing pitch decks and executive summaries.
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Jeremy Glaser, Co-Chair of the Mintz Levin Emerging Companies and Venture Capital Practice, discusses key lessons for entrepreneurs running growing with companies with Patrick Henry, the CEO and Founder of QuestFusion.
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In this Podcast, Jeremy Glaser, Co-Chair of the Mintz Levin Venture Capital and Emerging Companies Practice, discusses with JD Davids, the Founder and Managing Partner of SmartMoney Startups, practical steps that entrepreneurs can take to identify, approach and close the best investors for their companies.
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MintzEdge Perspective: Meet Mintz - Jeremy Glaser and Greg Chin (Mintz)

November 10, 2017 | Podcast | By Jeremy Glaser

Jeremy Glaser and Greg Chin give insights on what to expect on upcoming episodes of From the Edge and share some stories that explain how certain of their clients have achieved financial success and lessons learned along the way that would benefit any entrepreneur.

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News & Press

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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.

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