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Stephen M. Osborn




Stephen is a versatile corporate attorney who draws on his in-house legal and business management experience to advise clients on transactional, corporate finance, and general corporate matters. He has particular experience with middle market mergers and acquisitions and regularly advises clients on exit strategies. Stephen represents public, private, and emerging growth companies in a variety of industries, including life sciences, technology, digital health, and retail and consumer products.

Prior to joining Mintz, Stephen co-founded a San Francisco-based boutique business law firm, where he guided companies of all sizes through complex business deals. Earlier, he was general counsel and vice president for business development of a venture-backed health and wellness software company and practiced at two international law firms. He also served as a law clerk and legislative director for commerce for former US Senator John Ensign (R-NV).

Stephen has completed the Investment Banking Institute’s financial modeling and business valuation course.


  • Georgetown University (JD)
  • Washington and Lee University (BA, cum laude)

Recognition & Awards

  • Northern California Super Lawyers, Mergers & Acquisitions (2018-2020)


  • Member, San Francisco Chapter, Association for Corporate Growth
  • Group leader and founder, Bay Area Mergers & Acquisitions Group, ProVisors

Recent Insights

News & Press


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MintzTech Connect Industry News: Spotlight on Miyoko’s Creamery

December 10, 2021 | Article | By Stephen Osborn

This edition of MintzTech Connect covers the patentability of blockchain and cryptocurrency, SEC Rule 148, a Delaware Supreme Court ruling on the advance waiver of appraisal rights, and Miyoko’s Creamery.
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MintzTech Connect Industry News: Spotlight on Turing Enterprises

February 10, 2021 | Article | By Stephen Osborn

In this edition of MintzTech Connect, we feature Turing Enterprises, builders of an AI-based platform that is revolutionizing the way tech companies in Silicon Valley and beyond hire mission-critical talent.

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News & Press

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As the pandemic and favorable market conditions drove record M&A and private equity dealmaking in 2021, Mintz’s Private Equity Practice handled a number of complex and impactful middle-market transactions for a growing number of private equity funds across the country spanning a variety of industries, including Charlesbank Capital Partners, DW Healthcare Partners, and Monomoy Capital Partners. In addition, the firm added several practitioners with extensive transactional knowledge to its deep bench to support private equity clients.
An article published by The American Lawyer highlighted the arrival of Joshua Fox in Boston and Stephen Osborn in San Francisco as Members in Mintz’s Corporate group.

The article noted that “Osborn and Fox are the latest hires in Mintz’s growing corporate practice, which also had two notable hires in March. The Boston-based firm is enjoying record revenue and profit highs after four straight years of growth.”