Skip to main content

Mintz Appoints Doug Baumstein as Securities Litigation Co-chair

NEW YORK – Mintz has appointed Douglas Baumstein as Co-chair of the firm’s Securities Litigation practice with immediate effect. He joins existing Co-chair, John Sylvia.

Doug is a first-chair litigator with significant experience representing clients in securities litigation, complex commercial litigation, and bankruptcy-related litigation. He has a strong track record of achieving favorable outcomes for clients before federal and state courts across the United States, including New York, Maryland, Nevada, Texas, New Jersey, and Massachusetts.

Doug stated, “It’s an honor to help lead Mintz’s nationally recognized Securities Litigation Practice with Jack, who is a tremendous practitioner and leader in this area.  We have incredible securities litigators at Mintz, and I expect to see us continue as market leaders.”

Commenting on the appointment, Antitrust, Employment, and Litigation Chair, Seth Goldman said, “Doug will help set the strategic direction for the practice, provide opportunities for Associate development, and work to identify new business opportunities. He has the right combination of substantive knowledge, and leadership to bring the practice to the next level.”  

“We thank Doug for agreeing to step up into the role, and we look forward to this next iteration of Securities Litigation at Mintz.”  

The Mintz Litigation and Investigations team consists of nationally ranked litigators who understand our clients’ businesses, and craft strategies and solutions to minimize risk, or, as the case may be, maximize recovery. We are widely respected for our broad capabilities representing individuals and multinational corporations across bet-the-company commercial disputes, high-profile investigations, white-collar crime, securities litigation, and the insurance industry’s most complex and emerging issues.