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Zachary H. Liebnick


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Zachary’s practice focuses on corporate finance matters, including mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financings, securities transactions, and public offerings. Zachary regularly advises both private and public company clients on general corporate and transactional matters.

Prior to joining Mintz, Zachary was a summer associate at a Connecticut law firm, where he worked with venture capital and private equity funds. During law school, he interned with a Fortune 500 financial services company as well as an international electronic manufacturing company working on mergers & acquisitions, SEC disclosures, and corporate governance matters.

Zachary earned a Transactional Practice Certificate in law school and served as executive and research editor of the Connecticut Insurance Law Journal. He also interned with the Connecticut Urban Legal Initiative.


  • University of Connecticut (JD, with high honors)
  • Muhlenberg College (BA, cum laude)

Recognition & Awards

  • CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in Mergers & Acquisitions, Health Care Finance, and Climate Law
  • Richard W. Davies Scholar


  • Young Professionals Executive Committee, Genesis Foundation for Children


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Read about the Corporation Transparency Act, which will require many businesses and companies to disclose their beneficial ownership information to the U.S. Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN).
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SEC Amends Shareholder Proposal Eligibility Rules

October 5, 2020 | Advisory | By Daniel T. Kajunski, Zachary Liebnick

Read about the SEC’s final amendments to the shareholder-proposal requirements of Rule 14a-8 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
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SEC Provides Guidance and Proposes Amendments to Shareholder Proposal Rules

December 3, 2019 | Alert | By Daniel T. Kajunski, Zachary Liebnick

Read about the SEC’s proposed rule amendments related to shareholder proposals and its guidance for companies seeking to exclude a shareholder proposal under the “ordinary business exception.”
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Delaware corporations have always been required to provide certain information to their stockholders under Section 220 of the Delaware General Corporation Law (DGCL), but the scope and form of that information  has naturally changed as technology advances.  A recent expansion of the type of documents that corporations may be required to provide occurred in a recent case in which the Delaware Supreme Court held in KT4 Partners LLC v. Palantir Technologies, Inc., that a corporation may be required to produce emails and other electronically stored records at the request of stockholders who bring books and records requests under Section 220.
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