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Legal 500 United States 2021 Recognizes 14 Practices and 50 Attorneys at Mintz

The Legal 500 United States, one of the industry’s most prominent directories, has once again recognized Mintz as a leading law firm by including 14 of the firm’s practices and 50 of its attorneys in its newly released 2021 edition, which ranks and recommends law firms and lawyers in the United States. 

Of the practice area rankings, the firm received a Tier 1 distinction for Restructuring/Bankruptcy (Municipal), and entered the rankings this year for Securities Litigation – Defense, Insurance: Advice to Insurers, Venture Capital and Emerging Companies, and Construction. Overall, Mintz achieved an over 35% increase in attorneys recognized and an over 50% increase in practices ranked year-over-year.

Notably, Mintz Members Susan Cohen (Employment: Immigration) and Bill Kannel (Restructuring/Bankruptcy (Municipal)) were inducted into the “Hall of Fame,” which highlights individuals who have received constant praise by their clients for continued excellence. In addition, Special Counsel Angela Feng (Employment: Immigration) was named a “Next Generation Lawyer,” a guide to up-and-coming lawyers nationwide.

In the editorial commentary, The Legal 500 recognized the following Mintz attorneys as top attorneys in their areas of focus:

Capital Markets – Equity/Advice to Issuers & Managers

  • Megan N. Gates
  • William C. Hicks
  • Jonathan L. Kravetz
  • Andrew D. Thorpe


  • William M. Hill
  • Rebecca D. Raphaelson
  • Samuel M. Tony Starr

Employment: Employee Benefits and Retirement Plans (Design)

  • Alden J. Bianchi
  • Patricia A. Moran

Employment: Immigration

  • Susan J. Cohen – Hall of Fame
  • William L. Coffman
  • Angel Feng – Next Generation Lawyers
  • John F. Quill

Industry Focus – Healthcare – Life Sciences

  • Lewis J. Geffen
  • Joanne S. Hawana
  • Jonathan L. Kravetz
  • William T. Whelan

Industry Focus – Healthcare – Service Providers

  • Susan W. Berson
  • Stephen C. Curley
  • Karen S. Lovitch
  • Rachel E. Yount

Insurance: Advice to Insurers

  • Nancy D. Adams
  • Suman Chakraborty
  • Deirdre G. Johnson
  • Paul W. Kalish
  • Kim V. Marrkand

M&A Middle Market (sub $500m)

  • Michael L. Fantozzi
  • Stephen J. Gulotta, Jr.
  • Larry P. Naughton
  • Dean G. Zioze

Patent Litigation – 337

  • Michael T. Renaud
  • James Wodarski

Restructuring/Bankruptcy (Municipal)

  • Eric R. Blythe
  • William W. Kannel – Hall of Fame

Securities Litigation – Defense

  • Douglas P. Baumstein
  • Adam L. Sisitsky
  • John F. Sylvia

Telecoms – Broadcast & Regulatory

  • Tara M. Corvo
  • Russell H. Fox
  • Christopher J. Harvie

Venture Capital and Emerging Companies

  • Daniel I. DeWolf
  • Lewis J. Geffen
  • Jeremy D. Glaser
  • Larry P. Naughton
  • Ed C. Pease
  • William S. Perkins

White Collar Advice to Individuals

  • Eoin P. Beirne
  • Peter A. Chavkin
  • Cory S. Flashner
  • Jason P.W. Halperin
  • James A. Rapore
  • Mark E. Robinson
  • David M. Siegal

For further details on the firm’s rankings and commentary, please click here.

The Legal 500 provides an objective analysis on leading law firms in the U.S. market in various areas of law. Research is based on feedback from 300,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers, and a team of researchers who have unrivalled experience in the legal market.