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Mintz's Natalie Groot and Cassandra Paolillo Named Up & Coming Lawyers by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly

Mintz is pleased to share that Member Natalie Groot and Of Counsel Cassandra Paolillo have been selected by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly as 2024 Excellence in Law ‘Up & Coming Lawyer’ honorees.

The award recognizes rising stars in the legal community who have practiced for 10 years or less, but who have already distinguished themselves in their firm and practice.

Natalie counsels clients and litigates employment disputes on a wide variety of employment and labor matters before state and federal courts and administrative agencies. Her litigation practice includes non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, discrimination, sexual harassment and retaliation claims, and wage and hour compliance. Natalie leads workplace investigations and conducts employee trainings on a regular basis. She also advises clients on employment and labor issues, including employment and separation agreements, terminations and reductions in force, internal workplace investigations, workplace health and safety, independent contractor and employee classifications, employee handbooks, and company policies, including family and medical leaves.

Cassie’s practice primarily involves advising health care clients on transactional and regulatory matters, including serving as regulatory counsel on health care transactions and assisting clients in establishing and implementing MSO-PC arrangements. She frequently oversees the health care regulatory aspects of complex transactions in the health care industry, including recent private equity investments in pediatric, dental, ambulatory surgery, and addiction treatment providers. She has also served as regulatory counsel to various institutional lenders in financing transactions in connection with the acquisition of health and life science industry companies. Cassie regularly acts as a subject matter expert, advising clients on HIPAA/privacy compliance, telehealth and other digital health matters, corporate practice issues, professional and facility licensing, determinations of need/certificates of need, and Medicare and Medicaid compliance. Cassie also has experience advising non-profit organizations on matters related to formation and corporate governance. 

For additional information on Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly’s Up & Coming Lawyers, click here.