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Women's Initiative

Harnessing the power of our community of women

The Women’s Initiative at Mintz is dedicated to advancing the recruitment, retention, and career success of women attorneys through leadership development, mentorship, and networking opportunities. The group offers business development training, innovative initiatives, firm-wide programs, and events that nurture and support the success of all women.

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One of the most important objectives of the Women’s Initiative is to focus on women’s advancement within the firm. Creating opportunities and training in leadership for women is one of my own personal commitments.

Geri HaightMember/Chair, Women’s Initiative

Featured Work

For more than a decade, the Women’s Initiative has promoted the success and well-being of women in the Mintz community, catalyzing change at the firm and beyond. Learn about the initiative’s role as a force for progress, the accomplishments and contributions of our women attorneys, and the firm’s adoption of a forward-looking leave policy.

Click to Access 2023 Women's Report

Women attorneys at Mintz lead many of our practice areas, client engagements, and initiatives to advance progress and growth at the firm. In our inaugural report on women at the firm, we highlight their contributions to our continued success, partnerships with clients, and accomplishments in the legal profession and beyond.

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Chair of the Women’s Initiative Geri Haight speaks with former Chair Meredith Leary about the evolution of the group, the importance of integrating broad perspectives, and why the initiative is poised to increase its impact.

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The firm’s pioneering Compassionate Leave policy supports the career paths of women by providing paid leave in the event of a miscarriage or failed fertility treatment, adoption, or surrogacy.

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Event Highlights


She’s The Boss

An annual event bringing together colleagues, relatives, friends, and mentees to empower the next generation of women leaders. Aimed at women and children in grade school and beyond, each event features a panel of female leaders exploring their own paths to success and sharing insights to inspire attendees.


5th Annual Bay Area Diversity Event

At this annual event, attendees heard from a panel of accomplished female leaders about the importance of allyship and the different ways women can champion each other in business and beyond.


Navigating Return to Office — What the Heck?!

Mintz’s Los Angeles women's diversity event combined networking with an engaging panel discussion on navigating the return to office (RTO). A diverse group of female leaders came together to discuss challenges unique to their industry and the strategies working well.