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Mintz Levin
By Teresa Cajot


Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, PC, commonly shortened to Mintz Levin, is a general practice, full-service law firm with
offices in Boston; Washington, DC; New York; San Diego; Los Angeles; Palo Alto; Stamford, Connecticut; London; and a liaison office in
Israel.




The firm was founded in 1933 by Haskell Cohn and Benjamin              law; communications; consulting services; consumer product
Levin, former Harvard Law School classmates. Today, the                safety; corporate and securities; education; employment,
firm boasts 500 attorneys who represent clients in a broad             labor, and benefits; environmental law; government law;
range of industries including life sciences and biotechnology,         health law; immigration; intellectual property; international;
energy and clean technology, telecommunications and media,             Israel; litigation; privacy and security; private client; public
financial services and insurance, health care, real estate and         finance; real estate; and tax.
construction, and retail and consumer products. Businesses
and others rely on the firm for its client specific industry           The firm is widely recognized for its commitment to pro
knowledge in both traditional and cutting-edge practice areas.         bono work. In fact, Mintz Levin received the American Bar
                                                                       Association’s (ABA) Pro Bono Publico Award last year for
The firm is guided by the question: “How can we ensure                 its “outstanding commitment to volunteer legal services” in
that we address all of the immediate needs of the client               Massachusetts where its work led to the passing of a historic
while delivering long-term benefits to the organization and            sexual assault, stalking, and harassment law.
its business as a whole?” In an effort to provide each client
with the best service possible, Mintz Levin considers each             As a signatory to the Pro Bono Institute’s Pro Bono Challenge,
client’s unique needs and when necessary, assembles cross-             the law firm encourages it attorneys to donate their services
disciplinary teams, either nationally or internationally, to           to the community. The firm recently took on a pro bono
address the issue at hand.                                             partner who is responsible for managing the firm’s pro bono
                                                                       efforts, chairing the Pro Bono Committee, and supplying
Furthermore, the firm works to coordinate client’s non-legal           training for associates in connection with pro bono work.
needs with their legal needs, through the establishment of its         While Mintz Levin’s pro bono efforts center around the fight
affiliated consulting practices, ML Strategies LLC and Mintz           against domestic violence by providing assistance to victims
Levin Financial Advisors. These affiliates provide consulting          and their children, it has also worked in a range of other areas
services in government relations, PR, project management,              including political asylum, immigration, affordable housing,
and wealth management.                                                 homelessness, human rights, children’s health, civil rights,
                                                                       environmental protection, and more.
Mintz Levin’s primary practice areas consist of antitrust and
federal regulation; bankruptcy, restructuring, and commercial




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