December 11, 2020
Mintz's Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Narges M. Kakalia was among law firm diversity leaders on The American Lawyer’s Legal Speak podcast to discuss a renewed push for progress on racial and social justice following the death of George Floyd, strategies to create a more inclusive and equitable profession, and what is most encouraging and troubling as the year draws to a close.
The American Lawyer reported that Mintz has added Kari K. Harris as Member in the firm’s Corporate Practice in Boston and Ayaz R. Shaikh as Member and Co-chair of the firm’s Project Development & Finance Practice in Washington, D.C.
December 8, 2020
In an article published by Bloomberg Law, Mintz Member and Chair of the firm’s Environmental Law Practice Jeffrey R. Porter criticized draft guidance from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) clarifying permitting requirements for pollution discharges into federal waters, which was issued in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s April ruling in Country of Maui v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund.