BC Law Magazine described Chairman, R. Robert Popeo as a "legendary lawyer", "a creative strategist", and a "tenacious force" in an article remembering his career and legacy. The article quoted firm Members and fellow BC Law alumni on the lasting impact Mr. Popeo had.
Litigation Practice Chair Scott Ford shared, "Bob Popeo was the finest lawyer of any generation, and he commanded every courtroom he ever entered, just as he deftly counseled clients through every crisis. But what best defined him was his compassion, loyalty, and true moral compass that made him irreproachable and a revered leader. His legacy will live on in countless lawyers who try, however imperfectly, to model themselves after this true legend."
Chair of the Pro Bono Committee Susan M. Finegan said, "Bob was an incredible lawyer and strategist whose network was legendary; I was so fortunate to have worked closely with him, and learned from him, for thirty years. Even more than his professional accomplishments, he was an incredible person who cared about his family—his own family, whom he spoke about often, but also his Mintz family. Every person at the firm I have spoken to since his passing has their own story of his kindness, myself included. These personal acts of kindness—calling me when he knew I needed support before the birth of my first child, or showing up at my father’s wake in the midst of COVID—are what I will remember—and miss—most of all.”
Energy and Sustainability Chair Thomas R. Burton, III explained, "I, like countless others, would not be where I am today but for Bob Popeo.”