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Jason McCord Joins Mintz as Chief Operating Officer

Boston, MA – Mintz is pleased to announce that Jason L. McCord has joined the firm as Chief Operating Officer effective May 9, 2022. Mr. McCord, formerly the Chief Human Resources & Administrative Officer with Morrison & Foerster LLP, will work closely with firm management to evolve and execute the strategic plan and other growth initiatives. 

“I am delighted to welcome Jason to our leadership team,” said Mintz Managing Member Bob Bodian. “He will play a critical role in helping to drive our firm’s continued growth and success and position us for the future, while maintaining our dedication to providing exceptional client service and value. While Jason has big shoes to fill in replacing David Ballinger, I am confident that Jason’s warm personality, collaborative attitude and significant operational experience puts us in good hands.”

With nearly 20 years of experience in legal administration, Mr. McCord will be responsible for a broad range of the firm’s operations. He has extensive expertise in strategic planning, talent management, and change management.

Prior to his career in law firm management, Mr. McCord served as the Director of Operations at Dynegy Connect, a telecommunications company, and as an operations manager at Sprint. He earned an MBA in Finance from the University of Colorado and an MS in Legal Administration from the University of Denver.

Mr. McCord steps into the role after the retirement of David Ballinger, who was with Mintz for over 20 years. During Mr. Ballinger’s tenure, the firm has grown from approximately 240 attorneys and two offices to 550+ attorneys and seven offices today. Notably, Mintz recently achieved its seventh consecutive year of record-breaking revenue.

Mintz is a versatile Am Law 100 law firm serving clients worldwide. The firm’s attorneys collaborate across disciplines to deliver exceptional legal strategies that help clients navigate shifting industry challenges. Mintz attorneys advise business leaders, entrepreneurs, and investors on pivotal deals, disputes, and regulatory matters. The firm works within four core practice areas — transactional, intellectual property, litigation & investigations, and regulatory & advisory — and serves industries including the life sciences; health care; technology; insurance & financial services; energy & sustainability; sports & entertainment; real estate, construction & infrastructure; retail & consumer products; and education & nonprofit sectors. Mintz is strategically located to meet the needs of its clients with offices in Boston, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., and London.