At Boston-based Mintz, associates feel they are truly part of a team. They appreciate leadership that is open to ideas, feedback, and questions. And they receive great training and mentorship, including through ample pro bono opportunities. The firm initially focused on real estate and the banking industry, with an interesting early niche of representing theaters and motion picture chains, but it has expanded into nearly every conceivable practice area.
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In addition to great credentials, Mintz values a candidate’s personality. Attorneys are friends and teammates, and they socialize frequently—but without the expectation of giving up their personal lives. The firm puts real effort into transparency—associates appreciate the regular meetings hosted by the managing partner where they can ask questions and speak freely. They are also pleased with their work-life balance; while there are busy times, they feel the billable-hours requirement is fair. Although bonuses are slightly under market, most associates are satisfied with their take-home pay, especially considering salary increases in recent years. Associates get work that they feel is commensurate to their level but challenging enough to provide continuous development. Training op...
A Boston institution since 1933, Mintz is now a national powerhouse, claiming such blue chippers as Biogen and General Electric as clients. Bay State pedigree notwithstanding, Mintz’s growth has been centered in the financial markets in New York, regulatory circles in DC, and IP-rich tech and biotech hubs of San Diego and San Francisco.
From Coast to Coast
Founded more than 85 years ago, Mintz has grown from its New England roots. The firm initially focused on real estate and the banking industry, with an interesting early niche of representing theaters and motion picture chains, but it has expanded into nearly every conceivable practice area. The firm has grown geographically as well and now has strongholds on both coasts and a branch in London. Mintz...
From the Firm: The firm’s target hours’ threshold for receiving a bonus is 2,000 total hours. This includes at least 1,850 billable hours plus time spend on pro bono, training, and other special projects once the billable hours are met.