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Sixty-Nine Mintz Attorneys and 19 Practices Recognized by Chambers USA 2021

Mintz announced today that 69 firm attorneys and 19 of the firm’s practices have been ranked by Chambers USA Guide 2021.

This year Mintz achieved an over 50% increase in the number of attorneys recognized and an over 45% increase in practices ranked. New and notable practice rankings for 2021 include Energy & Natural Resources, Immigration, Intellectual Property, and Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations in Massachusetts; Corporate/M&A in both San Diego and New York; Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer and Insurance: Insurer in Washington, D.C.; Labor & Employment, and Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations in New York. Significantly, the firm reached an Elite nationwide ranking status for Healthcare.

In addition to many Band One and highly-ranked practitioners, select Mintz attorneys earned new recognition for their expertise in Energy & Natural Resources, Private Equity, and E-Discovery and Information Governance, among other areas, and earned distinctions such as Senior Statesmen, Up & Coming, and Associates to Watch.

The following Mintz attorneys were recognized by Chambers USA 2021:


  • Bruce D. Sokler, District of Columbia

Banking & Finance: Public Finance

  • Meghan B. Burke, Massachusetts
  • Christie L. Martin, Massachusetts
  • Richard H. Moche, Massachusetts
  • Poonam Patidar, Massachusetts
  • Gregory A. Sandomirsky, Massachusetts


  • Daniel S. Bleck, Massachusetts
  • William W. Kannel, Massachusetts
  • Paul J. Ricotta, Massachusetts
  • Ian A. Hammel, Massachusetts

Capital Markets

  • Jonathan L. Kravetz, Massachusetts


  • William M. Hill, Massachusetts
  • Samuel M. Tony Starr, Massachusetts


  • Jeremy D. Glaser, California
  • Matthew W. Tikonoff, Massachusetts (Up and Coming)
  • Dean G. Zioze, Massachusetts

E-Discovery and Information Governance

  • John B. Koss, Nationwide, Massachusetts

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

  • Andrew J. Bernstein, New York
  • Alden J. Bianchi, Massachusetts
  • Patricia A. Moran, Massachusetts

Energy & Natural Resources

  • Thomas R. Burton, III, Massachusetts


  • Susan P. Phillips, Massachusetts
  • Jeffrey R. Porter, Massachusetts


  • Susan W. Berson, District of Columbia
  • Dianne J. Bourque, Massachusetts
  • Deborah A. Daccord, Massachusetts
  • Hope S. Foster, District of Columbia
  • Laurence J. Freedman, District of Columbia
  • Ellen L. Janos, Massachusetts
  • Karen S. Lovitch, District of Columbia
  • M. Daria Niewenhous, Massachusetts
  • Brian J. Platton, New York
  • Stephen M. Weiner, Massachusetts
  • Nili S. Yolin, New York


  • William L. Coffman, Massachusetts
  • Susan J. Cohen, Nationwide, Massachusetts
  • Douglas Hauer, Massachusetts
  • John F. Quill, Massachusetts


  • Marc L. Abrams, New York (Dispute Resolution; Insurer)
  • Nancy D. Adams, Massachusetts
  • Nicholas C. Cramb, Massachusetts (Up and Coming) 
  • Suman Chakraborty, New York (Dispute Resolution: Insurer) 
  • Deirdre G. Johnson, District of Columbia (Insurer)
  • Paul W. Kalish, Nationwide (Dispute Resolution: Insurer), District of Columbia (Insurer)
  • Kim V. Marrkand, Massachusetts

Intellectual Property

  • Lisa Adams, Massachusetts
  • Kenneth E. Jenkins, California (Patent Prosecution)
  • William B. Kezer, California (Patent Prosecution)
  • Michael T. Renaud, Nationwide (International Trade: Section 337), Massachusetts

Labor & Employment

  • Michael S. Arnold, New York (Up and Coming)
  • David Barmak, District of Columbia
  • Richard H. Block, New York (Labor Relations; Spotlight Table)
  • Corbin Carter, New York (Associates to Watch)
  • Jennifer B. Rubin, California


  • Robert I. Bodian, New York (General Commercial) 
  • Peter A. Chavkin, New York (White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations)
  • R. Robert Popeo, Massachusetts (General Commercial, Senior Statesman)
  • Mark E. Robinson, Massachusetts (White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations)
  • Todd Rosenbaum, New York (General Commercial, Associates to Watch)
  • David M. Siegal, New York (White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations)
  • John F. Sylvia, Massachusetts (Securities)
  • Jason C. Vigna, New York (Securities)

Private Equity: Venture Capital Investment

  • Larry P. Naughton, Massachusetts

Real Estate

  • Daniel O. Gaquin, Massachusetts
  • Jennifer M. Kiely, Massachusetts 
  • Rebecca A. Lee, Massachusetts (Zoning/Land Use)
  • Geoffrey H. Smith, Massachusetts (Up and Coming)

Start Ups and Emerging Companies

  • Larry P. Naughton, Nationwide


  • Julie E. Korostoff, Massachusetts
  • Dinesh K. Melwani, Massachusetts

Often referred to as 'the gold-standard', Chambers delivers insight and analysis on the global legal profession that is unrivaled in its reach and depth. Chambers independent research collects information about organizations, individuals, and the marketplace. In ranking leading lawyers and law firms, Chambers researchers and editors analyze the information gathered via submissions and client and lawyer interviews based on a set of main factors and considerations including technical legal ability, client service, depth of team, commercial vision and business understanding, diligence, and value for money. The complete Chambers USA 2021 Guide is available here.