Friday, January 4, 2013
San Diego (January 4, 2013) - USD Law Alumni Board Member Marty B. Lorenzo, '93 (BA), '96 (JD), a member of the Corporate & Securities Section of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo, P.C., has been named a 2012-2013 Rainmaker by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA).
One of 17 honorees, Lorenzo was profiled in the November/December issue of MCCA's Diversity & The Bar magazine. The 2012-2013 Rainmakers were selected based on nominations from leading firms nationwide. The annual listing recognizes minority attorneys throughout the U.S. who have achieved success through innovative business development and dedication to client service. Each Rainmaker maintains a regular book of business reaching or exceeding $2 million a year.
Lorenzo has over 15 years of experience in business and corporate and securities law and his clients value his judgment and leadership experience gained from over 24 years in the Marine Corps. He advises clients on a wide variety of matters from strategic transactions to general business strategy. Lorenzo regularly acts as outside general counsel to companies in all stages of development and across various industries. He represents clients in a broad variety of industries, including media, government contracting, telecommunications, software, information technology, semiconductors, life sciences, health care services, retail, hospitality and clean technology.
In 2011, The Daily Transcript named Lorenzo to its list of San Diego County Top Attorneys in recognition of his corporate transactional practice. In 2010, he received the San Diego County Bar Association’s Service to Diversity Award. The Filipino American Lawyers of San Diego and the Pan Asian Lawyers of San Diego have honored him with the Distinguished Service Award.
About the University of San Diego School of Law
Recognized for the excellence of its faculty, curriculum and clinical programs, the University of San Diego (USD) School of Law enrolls approximately 900 Juris Doctor and graduate law students from throughout the United States and around the world. The law school is best known for its offerings in the areas of business and corporate law, constitutional law, intellectual property, international and comparative law, public interest and taxation.
USD School of Law is one of the 81 law schools elected to the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates. The law school’s faculty is a strong group of outstanding scholars and teachers with national and international reputations and currently ranks 23rd worldwide in all-time faculty downloads on the Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN). The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. Founded in 1954, the law school is part of the University of San Diego, a private, nonprofit, independent, Roman Catholic university chartered in 1949.