Mintz is pleased to announce that the firm has established a new Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) Practice focused on helping existing and prospective clients to navigate complex, rapidly-evolving ESG concerns and priorities, such as responsible investing and investor demands for accountability. Mintz has assembled a team of long-time practitioners in this national, multidisciplinary practice group who have advised on these matters for decades, and continue to provide first-in-class employment, corporate, and other legal guidance.
Mintz’s ESG Practice assists corporate boards and other stakeholders with corporate governance and fiduciary duties, securities and disclosure issues, social impact investing, diversity and inclusion guidance, board refreshment, executive compensation, employee health and welfare, and more. Focusing on three key areas — Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance — the team also works closely with mission-driven companies to meet their unique legal needs.
“In response to extraordinary public health, environmental, and social justice challenges, the business community is integrating ESG into business operations and planning, and our seasoned and collaborative team is well-positioned to guide companies through these mission-critical board governance issues,” said Mintz Managing Member Bob Bodian.
Leaders of the Mintz ESG Practice include:
- Member and Chair of the firm’s Diversity Committee Tyrone Thomas;
- Member and Chair of the firm’s Energy & Sustainability Practice Tom Burton;
- Member Jen Rubin;
- Member and Co-chair of the firm’s Securities & Capital Markets Practice Megan Gates; and
- Member Scott Stanton.
Attorneys in Mintz’s ESG Practice are renowned in their areas of expertise, including labor and employment, corporate and securities, environmental regulations, and energy and sustainability, among many others, and are prominent thought leaders on topics of interest to business owners and other decision-makers. They also hold influential positions in the broader business community, serving on corporate and nonprofit boards and making critical contributions to industry and community groups other organizations.