Melanie D. Ruthrauff

Phone858.314.1873

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Experience & Credentials
 

Practice Areas

  • Securities
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Investment Funds
  • Joint Ventures, Strategic Alliances, Collaborations & Technology Transfer
  • Corporate Governance
  • Professional Services
  • Health Care
  • Nonprofits
  • Life Sciences
  • Financial Services
  • Technology, Communications & Media
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 858.314.1873
Fax: 858-320-3001
Internet: Each Attorney's Internet Address takes the following form: first initial, last name @mintz.com (e.g., rmintz@mintz.com)

http://www.mintz.com/professionals/detail/name/melanie-d-ruthrauff
 
University University of Texas at Austin, B.A., 2001
 
Law SchoolUniversity of San Diego, J.D., 2010
 
Admitted2011, California
 
LanguagesArabic; German; Hebrew; Spanish
 
Biography

Melanie's practice focuses on corporate and securities law matters. Before joining Mintz Levin, Melanie worked as a health care and science division legal associate for Thomson Reuters. There, she drafted and negotiated health information technology license and subscription agreements, vendor agreements, federal and state government contracts, health information data use agreements, and business associate agreements among other documents. She assisted in-house counsel on various aspects of health care law including health care reform, HIPAA, data privacy, and state regulatory compliance. Prior to entering law school Melanie worked in the securities and financial planning industry. She was a Summer Associate with the firm in 2009.

While in law school, she was a national finalist in the 2010 American College of Trial Lawyers and Texas Young Lawyers Association Mock Trial Competition

Newsroom

• Mintz Levin Represents San Diego-Based MabVax Therapeutics, Inc. In IPO Through Merger with Telik, Inc., (07.11.2014)

Recognitions & Awards


• State Bar of California Wiley W. Manuel Award, Pro Bono Legal Services
• San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program Distinguished Service Award
• Order of the Coif

Publications

SEC Adopts Rules Permitting General Solicitation in Private Offerings Limited to Purchases by Accredited Investors,Securities Alert (07.22.2013)

• Co-author,Two Recent SEC No Action Letters Establish Standards for Crowdsourcing Online Platforms Limited to Accredited Investors to Avoid Registration as a Broker-Dealer,Securities Alert (04.09.2013)

• Co-author,A Checklist for Selling Your Company in 2012,Daily Journal (03.02.2012)

• Co-author,What You Need to Get Done Now If You Want to Sell Your Company in 2012,Mergers & Acquisitions Alert (02.22.2012)

Speaking Engagements

Speaker,Overview of Case Studies and Valuation Discussion,Power of Angel Investing Seminar, Tech Coast Angels, San Diego, CA (05.01.2014)

• Speaker,The New Public Offering to Accredited Investors, Mintz Levin, San Diego, CA (11.13.2013)

 
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Office Information

Melanie D. Ruthrauff

3580 Carmel Mountain Road, Suite 300
San DiegoCA 92130




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