Mintz has elevated eleven attorneys to Members of the firm.
"I would like to congratulate all of our lawyers who have been promoted to Members this year,” said Bob Bodian, Managing Member of Mintz. “Each of these attorneys exemplifies our commitment to building a law firm that is best-in-class in its professional excellence, and each demonstrates the qualities of leadership and integrity that we and our clients value. Together, they constitute a diverse, talented and dedicated group of new Members.”
The newly elected members are:
John Condon, Corporate (Boston) – Mr. Condon’s practice focuses on corporate and securities law matters, with emphasis on the biotechnology, medical device and technology industries. He advises public companies on a broad range of corporate governance and securities compliance matters and represents issuers and underwriters in capital markets transactions.
Kelly Frey, Litigation (Boston) – Mr. Frey focuses his practice on real estate litigation and government regulatory matters. He regularly represents clients involved in commercial lease disputes and evictions, land use challenges and appeals, tax abatements and valuation matters, government investigations and enforcement actions, and administrative proceedings before federal and state agencies.
Joanne Hawana, Health Law (Washington, D.C.) – Ms. Hawana advises clients operating or investing in a wide variety of FDA-regulated industries and products. Her practice involves counseling developers of drugs and biological medicines, regenerative medicine technologies, diagnostics aimed at advancing the nation’s precision medicine initiatives, and innovative consumer products, to help advance their commercialization efforts and ensure compliance with federal and state law. Ms. Hawana serves as co-Chair of MIATTY, the firm’s affinity group for minority attorneys and senior professionals, which provides support and works to enhance opportunities, retention, and advancement for attorneys of color.
Eric Macaux, Corporate (Boston) – Mr. Macaux advises energy project owners, investors, developers, and entrepreneurs involved with complex projects and transactions. His work often follows a project from inception through construction and financing, and he regularly represents clients buying, selling, and financing project portfolios. Mr. Macaux has worked on solar, water, wind, hydropower, biogas, biomass, cogeneration, and energy storage projects across the United States and Canada. In addition, Mr. Macaux advises cutting-edge energy and water technology clients as they raise capital and prepare for successful commercial deployment.
Emily Kanstroom Musgrave, Litigation (Boston) – Ms. Musgrave’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation across a variety of areas, including contract disputes and government investigations. She regularly advises clients in all stages of litigation, from pre-litigation counseling and investigation through discovery, trial and the appeals process. Ms. Musgrave also co-chairs the firm’s Appellate Practice Group.
Abby O’Brient, Bankruptcy (Los Angeles) – Ms. O’Brient’s practice focuses on corporate restructuring and litigation in the insolvency arena. She regularly represents secured and unsecured creditors in insolvency proceedings and litigation related to distressed debt, and also advises indenture trustees, purchasers and sellers of distressed assets, judgment creditors, bankruptcy trustees and receivers. In addition, she has successfully represented numerous chapter 11 debtors.
Jinnie Reed, Intellectual Property (Boston) – Ms. Reed focuses her practice on intellectual property litigation and strategic patent advisement. Taking a global approach, she works with clients to devise programs to optimize the value of their patent holdings. An experienced litigator, she has represented technology, pharmaceutical, and finance companies in matters before state courts, federal district courts, the International Trade Court, US courts of appeals, and the US Supreme Court, and has participated in several mediations.
Adam Rizk, Intellectual Property (Boston) – Mr. Rizk focuses his practice on high tech patent litigation at the International Trade Commission (ITC) and Federal District Courts, patent valuation, and strategic counseling. He has been involved in all aspects of managing complex discovery issues and handling lead roles at evidentiary hearings. Additionally, he has served as the primary liaison with foreign local counsel to drive enforcement strategies in multiple multinational enforcement programs.
John Sefick, Litigation (New York) – Mr. Sefick has a robust complex commercial litigation practice across a variety of practice areas, including securities litigation, shareholder disputes, and sports law. He advises clients at all stages of litigation and has consistently achieved positive results for clients including through favorable settlements and positive outcomes at trial.
Matthew T. Simpson, Corporate (Washington, D.C.) – Mr. Simpson’s corporate transactional practice focuses on all aspects of mergers and acquisitions, growth equity investments, and joint ventures. Mr. Simpson’s clients span a broad range of organizations, including private equity sponsors (funds and family offices), large multi-national corporations, and both early-stage and late-stage grown companies, across a variety of industries including technology, life sciences, telecommunications, financial services, consumer products, and energy, among others.
Dan Weinger, Intellectual Property (Boston) – Mr. Weinger's practice in intellectual property focuses on patent litigation, at the International Trade Commission, Federal District Courts, and the Patent Trial and Appeals Board. Mr. Weinger has done work in a variety of technology areas, including computer software, software architecture, GPS, network devices, network cameras, semiconductors, converged devices, and LED lighting.
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