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Mintz Levin Adds Experienced Corporate Attorney in San Diego

Mintz
Levin is further expanding its West Coast presence and national
Corporate capabilities with the addition of highly experienced
practitioner Scott Stanton. Based in San Diego, Mr. Stanton brings
extensive expertise in mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings,
and corporate governance. He joins Mintz Levin as a Member in the
Corporate & Securities practice from Morrison & Foerster, where he
served as a Partner.

“Scott is well known in both California and nationally for the depth and
breadth of his corporate experience and the thoughtful counsel he
provides to an impressive range of clients,” said Bob
Bodian, Managing Member of Mintz Levin. “The reputation he has built
complements our standing in the legal and business community, making him
an ideal fit for the firm.”

Mr. Stanton serves as primary outside counsel to a number of public and
private companies, and regularly represents boards of directors and
board committees in complex corporate governance matters. He has deep
expertise in SEC reporting and corporate governance matters through
which he provides insightful and practical advice to a broad range of
companies in industries such as software, medical devices, life
sciences, semiconductors, consumer goods, insurance and financial
services.

Mr. Stanton’s work in mergers and acquisitions is central to his
practice. Highly experienced in structuring and negotiating
transactions, he has worked on well over a hundred deals, including
public company mergers, tender offers, hostile takeovers and other
strategic acquisitions and divestitures. Mr. Stanton’s transactions have
ranged in size from less than $5 million to nearly $4 billion in
industries such as biometrics, semiconductors, manufacturing, medical
devices, life sciences, financial services, software, consumer and
defense.

In the capital markets area, Mr. Stanton handles public and private
offerings of both debt and equity securities, representing issuers and
underwriters. His transactions have ranged from IPOs to PIPEs to
registered direct offerings to bond offerings. He has also represented
numerous emerging companies in private placements and venture financings.

Mr. Stanton is Chair of the Board of Directors of the Corporate
Directors Forum, which honored him with the C. Hugh Friedman Director of
the Year award in 2015. He serves as an Executive Committee member of
the Board of Trustees of the La Jolla Playhouse.

For more information about Mintz Levin, please visit www.mintz.com.

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