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Kati Pajak Strzelczyk


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Kati focuses her practice on startups, emerging growth companies, and venture funds.  She advises on the intersection of business and law with an emphasis on entrepreneurship, negotiation, and financing matters.  She regularly counsels clients on VC financing, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and other commercial transactions as well as negotiates licensing and commercial contracts.  She advises clients in a wide variety of industries, including technology, energy, and retail & consumer products. Kati was a Summer Associate at Mintz in 2017.

Kati maintains an active pro bono practice, in which she counsels clients in matters relating to asylum, nonprofit organization, and individual bankruptcy. She also provides legal assistance and business support to low-income entrepreneurs, nonprofits, and sustainable businesses.  

During law school, Kati served as a legal intern with Nike and Converse, where she reviewed licenses and buying agency agreements and worked on litigation and debt assignment issues related to a corporate restructuring.

Prior to attending law school, Kati was a senior consultant in the Strategy & Analytics department at IBM. Kati applies her experience as a business consultant to her practice of law by considering both the legal and business implications of complex matters from her clients’ perspective.

During her time at Boston College Law School, she won the ABA Negotiation Competition, served as president of the Business and Law Society, and was a research assistant for Professor Diane M. Ring, assisting her with an article on tax leaks and the sharing economy. 


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Read an analysis of the differences between public benefit corporations and traditional corporations and issues for founders of mission-driven business to consider when deciding on a corporate structure.
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This article discusses Massachusetts’s 2022–2024 Three-Year Energy Efficiency Plan, which allocates $4 billion in energy efficiency incentives.
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What to Watch: ESG in Mergers and Acquisitions

November 30, 2021 | Article | By Kati P. Strzelczyk

In the world of Mergers and Acquisitions (“M&A”), both buyers and sellers are placing greater emphasis on Environmental, Social, and Governance (“ESG”) credentials. 
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Enforcing Click-Through and URL Terms

March 30, 2021 | Advisory | By Alex Civetta, Kati P. Strzelczyk

Read about how companies can increase the enforceability of digital contracts, online terms incorporated by reference into non-electronic agreements, and updates of online terms.
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Massachusetts Department of Energy Finalizes Solar Incentive Program

August 31, 2020 | Blog | By Kati P. Strzelczyk

This past July, the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) announced a final set of regulations for the Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target program (SMART). Such regulations are intended to promote cost-effective solar development throughout Massachusetts.
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How to Write Gender-Neutral Contracts

January 27, 2020 | Article | By Kati P. Strzelczyk

In this article, Mintz attorney Kati Pajak provides guidance on how to adjust contract language to be gender-neutral.
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Money for Startups

MIT Lawyer Simulation

Mintz, 1 Financial Center, Boston, MA 02111

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Kati Pajak Strzelczyk