Samuel Effron: Lawyer with Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

Samuel Effron

Phone212.692.6810

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Experience & Credentials
 

Practice Areas

  • Venture Capital & Emerging Companies
  • Corporate & Securities
  • Start-Ups
  • Technology
  • Communications & Media
  • Sports
  • Arts & Entertainment
  • Energy Technology
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 212.692.6810
Fax: 212-983-3115
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/samuel-effron
 
University Wesleyan University, B.A., 1996
 
Law SchoolBenjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D., 2006
 
Admitted2007, New York
 
Biography

Sam's practice focuses on general corporate representation, securities law matters, and transactional work, including public and private offerings, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financings, debt and venture capital fund formation, federal securities law compliance and reporting, and corporate governance matters.

He has provided counsel to a diverse range of public and private companies, both domestic and foreign, in a variety of industries, including video gaming, consumer electronics, media, e-commerce, software and high technology, education, marketing, financial services, and shipping/maritime logistics. He has represented both issuers and underwriters in connection with initial public offerings by a number of special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) and has provided counsel with regard to their respective ongoing regulatory compliance and reverse merger transactions.

Sam's pro bono experience includes assisting not-for-profit clients to obtain federal tax-exempt status and providing legal services to victims of domestic abuse.

Prior to joining Mintz Levin, Sam worked in the film and television industry on productions shot in and around New York City. He later served as a project manager at an online marketing and strategy agency, where he led a team of designers, writers, and programmers to create websites for clients including musician Sting. Subsequent to his agency work, Sam helped manage a company specializing in liquidation of technology assets for downsizing dot-com companies.

During law school, Sam was a staff member of theCardozo Law Reviewand worked as an intern at the legal departments of This Is That Films and DC Comics.

Newsroom

• Eighteen Mintz Levin Attorneys Named 2013 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, (09.16.2013)

• Twenty-Four Mintz Levin Attorneys Named 2012 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, (09.20.2012)

• Twenty Mintz Levin Attorneys Named 2011 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, (09.23.2011)

• Mintz Levin Completes $60 Million Public Offering for Empeiria Acquisition Corp, (06.27.2011)

• Mintz Levin Represents Navios Maritime Partners L.P. in $111Million Offering, (10.18.2010)

• Mintz Levin Represents NewLead Holdings Ltd. in $147 Million Acquisition of Five Vessels, (09.18.2010)

• Mintz Levin Represents Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation in Tender Offer Closing, (09.14.2010)

• Mintz Levin Represents Navios Maritime Partners L.P. in $76 Million Offering, (04.30.2010)

• Mintz Levin Represents Navios Maritime Partners L.P. in $62.4 Million Follow-On Offering, (02.10.2010)

• Mintz Levin Represents Oppenheimer & Co., Inc. in Back-to-Back Closings of Two Offerings, (11.30.2009)

• Mintz Levin Represents Navios Maritime Partners L.P. in $59 Million Public Offering, (11.18.2009)

• Mintz Levin Represents Navios Maritime Partners L.P. in $34.2 Million Public Offering, (10.05.2009)

• Mintz Levin Represents Navios Maritime Partners L.P. in $32 Million Offering, (09.18.2009)

• Mintz Levin Represents Navios Maritime Partners L.P. in $36 Million Offering, (05.05.2009)

• Mintz Levin Represents Navios Maritime Partners L.P. in $200 Million Initial Public Offering, (11.16.2007)

Recognitions & Awards


New York Super Lawyers: Rising Star - Securities & Corporate Finance (2011 - 2013)

Publications

Co-author,The Entrepreneur's Shares: A Balanced Approach To Founder's Equity,Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Advisory (05.15.2014)

• Co-author,The New Rule 506: a Useful Crowdsourcing Tool,Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Alert (08.07.2013)

• Co-author,Fiscal Cliff Legislation Extends Tax Incentive to Invest in Small Businesses,Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Alert (01.18.2013)

• Co-author,Opportunities Under New Private Placement Rules,Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Alert (10.17.2012)

• Co-author,Recent SEC Guidance on Crowdfunding,Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Alert (05.16.2012)

• Co-author,A Major Change for Traditional Private Placements,Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Alert (04.09.2012)

• Co-author,Crowdfunding: One Step Closer to Reality,Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Alert (03.27.2012)

• Co-author,New Small Offering Exemption Receiving Support,Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Alert (02.02.2012)

• Co-author,Removing the Ban on General Solicitations Gaining Momentum,Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Alert (01.19.2012)

• Co-author,Crowdfunding: A 2012 Event?,Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Alert (01.09.2012)

• Author,Setting Up a Corporate Venture Capital Fund, Venture Capital: Forms and Analysis,Law Journal Press (2010)

Speaking Engagements

Panelist,Crowd Funding and Internet-based Private Placements, Com.vention NY, New York, NY (05.17.2012)

 
ISLN920977192
 
Profile Visibility
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Office Information

Samuel Effron

666 Third Avenue
New YorkNY 10017




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