Mitch Hammer
August 24, 2018
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Board of Directors, Elevant Capital LLC

Richard N. Bernstein is a master negotiator and communicator, a lawyer’s lawyer. A pre-eminent veteran attorney with more than three decades of experience, Mr. Bernstein has vast knowledge on corporate finance, strategic and venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, licensing and technology transfer transactions; domestic and international joint ventures; nonprofit organizations; and general corporate matters. He brings his wealth of experience and insight representing large corporations to the other side now, fighting them for the people who they have hurt. He understands how big business thinks and that positions him well to challenge them.

As Managing Partner of the Bernstein, DeCailly & Marshall, PLLC law firm, Mr. Bernstein is dedicated to fighting for justice on behalf of their clients whom have been injured or otherwise harmed by defective medical devices, dangerous pharmaceutics or others.

Mr. Bernstein has counseled private and public companies in a variety of matters, including formation, financing, intellectual property, and strategic alliances. He has also managed mergers and acquisition transactions and technology licensing matters in the United States, Israel, Poland, the Netherlands, Russia, Ukraine, Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay.

In addition to his busy work life, Mr. Bernstein is a community leader, serving as a board member on several non-profit organizations and advocating for them in both local and international arenas.

Mr. Bernstein was educated at two very prestigious institutions. He earned a Bachelor in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1976 and starting the MBA program in 1977. He then went to the University of Miami, where he earned a J.D. in 1980, graduating cum laude.