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Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC

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Chairman: R Robert Popeo
Managing Member: Robert I Bodian

Firm Overview:

Mintz is a versatile Am Law 100 law firm with 500+ attorneys serving clients worldwide. The nimble, collaborative legal teams address the shifting legal and regulatory requirements of the global market’s most competitive industries. The offices are strategically located to meet clients’ needs.

Main Areas of Practice:


Focus on counseling clients through antitrust issues that affect business relationships, including joint ventures and competitor collaborations, shepherding transactions through the merger review process, and litigating antitrust cases, including criminal matters.

Bankruptcy & Restructuring:
Represents all parties and interests involved in the debtor/creditor relationship in Chapter 11 cases and out-of-court restructurings as well as buyers in bankruptcy sales and other insolvency proceedings. The national practice representing bondholders and their indenture trustees is considered to be one of the premier bankruptcy and workout practices for securities holders nationwide.

Corporate & Securities:
Advises clients internationally, from start-ups with little more than an idea to large multinational companies, venture capital firms and investment banks, and research organizations and institutions, in all stages of the capital-raising process (from start-up funding, to initial public offerings, to continuing debt and equity finance needs, including private placements and public offerings), as well as on corporate governance and compliance, licensing and collaborations, and mergers and acquisitions.

Employment, Labor & Benefits:
Advises employers on complex employment issues, including federal, state and local labor, employment and benefits-related compliance; defending wage and hour, discrimination, and retaliation claims, including class and collective actions; litigating and advising on non-compete and trade secret matters; handling collective bargaining agreements and other labor issues; and counseling on HR policies and practices, including benefit and executive compensation plans and the Affordable Care Act.

Energy & Sustainability:
Mintz was one of the first law firms to develop a practice focused on energy and sustainability innovation. The firm’s energy and sustainability team has completed more than 500 transactions across energy sectors totaling over $8.5 billion since 2006. Serving more than 250 clients, spanning the ecosystem from emerging companies to large corporations, venture capital and private equity funds, investment banks, project developers and project finance funds, and family offices, the firm is nationally recognized as a leading law firm in the space.

Represents the nation’s most sophisticated corporations in high-profile environmental matters, including the prosecution and defense of complex claims under federal and state environmental laws, the permitting of major energy and infrastructure projects, and the remediation and redevelopment of Brownfields.

Represents public, private and nonprofit health care providers and suppliers, payors, investors, pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies in all stages of commercial development. Attorneys provide a variety of transactional, enforcement, and regulatory services and advise clients on issues involving health care compliance, fraud and abuse, reimbursement and other regulatory matters; HIPAA and other laws governing health information privacy and security; clinical trials and FDA regulations; corporate governance; accreditation, licensing, and certification; and government investigations.

Intellectual Property:
Focus on protecting, licensing and enforcing patents, trademarks, trade secrets and other IP. Approach informed by understanding clients’ industries and appreciation of the strategic advantage a creative and forward-looking portfolio strategy provides. Represent clients before the USPTO, District Courts, International Trade Commission, and other regulatory and administrative agencies and tribunals.

Life Sciences:
Mintz has served as one of the leading law firms to the life sciences industry since the industry’s birth in the 1970s. Today, tie firm advises life science companies of every size, from start-ups looking for their first funding to public companies with products on the market, as well as venture capital firms, investment banks, research and academic institutions, and others engaged in the life sciences ecosystem.

Focus on antitrust, bankruptcy, class action, construction, employment, environmental, intellectual property, insurance and reinsurance, product liability and complex tort, real estate, securities, and white collar defense. Clients include closely held corporations, Fortune 100 companies, and multinational corporations, including businesses in the health care, life sciences, financial services, retail and consumer products, and technology industries.

Public Finance:
Represent all market participants in tax-exempt and taxable municipal debt financings in public offerings, private placements and direct purchases. Advise issuers and buyers of tax-exempt debt and their trustees on related matters, such as synthetic or derivative financial products, post-issuance compliance with tax and securities laws, legislative drafting and monitoring, and general financing. In addition, the firm has a nationally pre-eminent practice representing bondholders and their trustees in maximizing capital recovery on defaulted transactions.

Real Estate:
Represent owners, developers, public and private agencies, lenders, tenants, and landlords across the country in sophisticated real estate acquisitions, dispositions, developments, financings, and leasing transactions. The real estate practice also advises corporations with facilities around the world.

Technology, Communications & Media:
Advises and represents clients in a broad range of regulatory, legislative, and litigation matters before the FCC, Congress, state public utility commissions, Executive Branch agencies, and federal and state courts, as well as on domestic and international business transactions.