Mark J. Mihanovic, head of the Firm’s California Corporate group and head of the Emerging Companies/Venture Capital group, focuses his practice primarily in the areas of corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions. He represents companies in a broad range of industries, with a particular emphasis on technology, life science and health care companies. Mark serves as corporate liaison partner in the Firm’s strategic alliance with MWE China Law Offices based in Shanghai.

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  • Represented Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc. (a publicly traded physician practice management company) in its business combination transaction (valued at approximately $300 million) with Network Medical Management, Inc.
  • Represented Ascension Health Alliance in various projects, including the following:
    • A joint venture in the Cayman Islands with an India-based company
    • The acquisition of Michigan-based US Health Holdings, Ltd. for $50 million
  • Represented the UK-based beverage company C&C Group plc (i) in its acquisition of the Hornsby’s cider brand from E&J Gallo Winery and (ii) in connection with its US distribution and sales operations deal with Pabst Brewing Company

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  • The Best Lawyers in America 2019 & 2020, Corporate Law
  • The Legal 500 US 2015 to 2019


University of Michigan Law School, JD, 1985
University of Michigan, AB, high honors, 1982

New York

Mark J. Mihanovic

Insights & Events / Media

Changes to SEC Review of Shareholder Proposals, Expansion of Testing-the-Waters, Regulation FD Enforcement Action, Applicability of Proxy Rules to Proxy Advisors and Risks Associated with LIBOR Transition / October 17, 2019

SEC Proposes Amendments to Accelerated and Large Accelerated Filer Definitions, SCOTUS Quashes FOIA’s ‘Substantial Competitive Harm’ Requirement, and NASDAQ Revises Director Independence / July 2019

SEC Modernization and Simplification Amendments, Guidance Regarding Board Diversity Disclosure, and Updates at NASDAQ and NYSE / April 2019

Reminders for the Form 10-K and Proxy Statement, Cyber-Related Frauds Report, Staff Legal Bulletin 14J and Updates to Proxy Voting Guidelines / January 2019

San Francisco, CA / Speaking Engagements / January 8, 2019