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Kristin A. Gerber

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Education

  • Boston College (JD, 2008)
  • Creighton University (BSBA, Finance, Economics, Magna Cum Laude, 2003)

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Kristin’s practice focuses on complex corporate finance matters including mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, private equity, securities transactions and technology transfers. She represents high-growth and emerging businesses, including companies in the energy and clean technology, information technology (hardware, software and services), digital media, life sciences, medical device, and other high technology sectors, ranging from start-ups to near-public companies.

Kristin also devotes a portion of her practice to counseling social enterprise companies, impact investors, and nonprofit companies with respect to complex corporate structures, governance and sustainability, impact metrics, financings and grant development, strategic alliances, and commercial contracts. She is heavily involved in the start-up community in Boston and regularly advises and mentors young companies and entrepreneurs regarding the legal and business issues that they face.

Prior to joining Mintz Levin, Kristin practiced as an associate with another international law firm where she focused on corporate and securities law. She has also served as a judicial intern to the Hon. Chief Judge Joseph Bataillon in the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska and worked as a corporate auditor for the Union Pacific Corporation.

Representative Matters

  • Negotiated the acquisition and sale of public and private companies including acquisitions and dispositions of product lines, divisions and businesses, earnouts and forward and reverse triangular mergers.
  • Completed millions of dollars of venture capital and other private equity transactions, representing issuers and investors.
  • Represented clients in a broad range of commercial matters including domestic and cross-border joint ventures, collaborations and technology transfers.

Websites

MintzEdge

Recognitions & Awards 

  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers: Rising Star – Business/Corporate (2015 – 2016)

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Mentor, MIT 100K Business Plan Competition
  • Official Legal Mentor, Hult Prize Business Plan Competition
  • Mentor, Cleantech Open Northeast
  • Judge, SEED, the social enterprise track of the Boston College Venture Competition (BCVC), an organization in the Carroll School of Management
  • Mentor, MIT Clean Energy Prize