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Joanne M. Chandonait

Director of Human Resources and Professional Staff Talent Management and Acquisition

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Joanne oversees human resources for the firm’s professional staff. She provides direction and leadership in all functional areas of human resources, including HR strategy, recruiting, retention, compensation, performance management, employee relations, coaching, and training and development.

Joanne joined Mintz in 2000. In the intervening years, she has assumed increasing responsibility within the firm’s HR department, and has held several management positions, including serving as the HR Manager of the firm’s Washington, DC office from 2003 to 2006.

Prior to joining Mintz, Joanne worked as a litigation paralegal at a mid-sized Boston law firm


  • Northeastern University (Certificate, Paralegal)
  • Plymouth State University (BA, Political Science)


  • Member, Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM)