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Verna Krishnamurthy


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Verna’s practice focuses on general corporate and securities laws matters, representing both private and public companies. Verna has experience advising clients in the life sciences, energy and sustainability, and technology industries on a broad range of corporate matters, including corporate formation, venture capital financings, stock and asset acquisitions, capital markets transactions and ongoing securities compliance. Verna also dedicates a portion of her practice to social entrepreneurship and impact investing.

Prior to joining Mintz, Verna was a corporate associate at the New York office of an international law firm.


  • University of Pennsylvania Law School (JD)
  • University of Pittsburgh (BA, summa cum laude)


  • Member, South Asian Bar Association of Greater Boston
  • Member, New England Women in Energy and the Environment
  • Member, Women Investing for a Sustainable Economy (WISE)


- Spanish

- Tamil

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The Impact Terms Project: Defining the Standard for Impact

April 23, 2019 | Blog | By Verna Krishnamurthy

The Impact Terms Project (“ITP”) was launched as a platform intended to provide guidance on best practices to entrepreneurs, investors and other stakeholders in the rapidly-evolving social enterprise space. To this end, the ITP covers a broad range of topics from corporate formation and financing to exit terms, building a foundation of resources on “what’s market” for those involved in impact. This article discusses the ITP's effort to build institutional knowledge for both entrepreneurs and potential investors in the impact space.
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Increasing Energy Access through Off-Grid Solutions

January 22, 2019 | Blog | By Verna Krishnamurthy

One billion people around the world currently live without access to electricity, and many more do not have a reliable energy source. Until recently, energy consumers relied almost exclusively on centralized grid infrastructure for their energy needs, aided by government subsidies and public utilities. Today, however, with significant advancements and reduced costs associated with renewable energy technology, a growing opportunity has emerged for decentralized, off-grid energy solutions to bridge the gap in energy access in the United States and abroad.

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SEC Rules and Human Rights: Specialized Disclosure for Corporate Accountability

May 15, 2015 | University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law

Verna Krishnamurthy authored this piece, "SEC Rules and Human Rights: Specialized Disclosure for Corporate Accountability" for the University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law.