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John R. Pomerance

Member / Chair Emeritus, Private Equity Practice

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As Chair Emeritus of the Private Equity Practice, John concentrates his practice on buy-side and sell-side mergers and acquisitions, financings, representation of growth companies, and attendant corporate and securities law.

His clients include private equity and growth funds, start-ups, emerging-growth companies, and established major multinationals in the technology, communications, biotechnology, and health care sectors.  John regularly represents companies and investors in venture and growth equity financing transactions, as well as investors and companies executing roll-up strategies in multiple verticals. 

Additionally, John represents foreign companies doing business in the United States and US companies in business transactions in foreign countries.


Litigation financing has quickly grown from a fledging concept into a robust industry. The concept is simple: in exchange for a share of any proceeds, a financing firm agrees to pay all or a portion of the plaintiff’s legal fees.
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News & Press

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Mintz has appointed Members Gregory Fine and Matthew T. Simpson to co-lead the Private Equity practice alongside current chair, Kurt Steinkrauss. The change is effective immediately.
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Best Lawyers named 85 Mintz attorneys to its 2018 list of The Best Lawyers in America. In addition, Mintz attorneys Matthew J. Gardella and Samuel M. Tony Starr were named “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective practice areas.
Best Lawyers named 73 Mintz attorneys to its 2017 list of The Best Lawyers in America. Mintz attorneys selected for inclusion in this year’s list span 44 practice areas. 
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Events & Speaking



Gray, Gray & Gray

Newton, MA

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Recognition & Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America: Corporate Law (2013 – 2023)

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent

  • Order of the Coif

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John R. Pomerance

Member / Chair Emeritus, Private Equity Practice