Mintz Levin Attorney Megan N. Gates Receives 2010 "Top Women of Law" Award from Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Megan N. Gates, Co-Chair of the Securities Practice Group at Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., was named as one of the 2010 "Top Women of Law" by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. Award recipients will be honored in a special section in an upcoming edition of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly and at an awards luncheon to be held on Friday, December 3, 2010 at the Westin Copley Place in Boston.

The "Top Women of Law" award honors attorneys who have made inspiring contributions in the fields of pro bono, business, social justice and advocacy. Honorees are selected based on their outstanding leadership, vision and passion.

As a member of the firm's Corporate practice, Ms. Gates concentrates her practice on providing counsel to biotechnology, life science and technology companies in public and private financings, merger and acquisition transactions and with respect to Securities and Exchange Commission compliance. In addition to her legal work, Ms. Gates serves on the board of directors of hopeFound, Inc., a Boston-based non-profit organization dedicated to preventing and ending homelessness. She is also on the board of directors of Casa Myrna Vazquez, one of Boston's leading non-profits working to end domestic violence in the lives of women and children.

Ms. Gates was also recognized this year by Women's Business Boston as one of the "Top 10 Corporate Lawyers" in the region.

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