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Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, PC

  • Designation: Boston
  • Head Count: 410
  • Gross Revenues: $310,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $755,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $950,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -100

Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, is a Boston-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, has 410 attorneys and is the 111th largest firm in the United States.  With $310,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 100th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2002 Global 100 survey, Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, ranked as the 94th highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in CA, CT, DC, London, MA, NY and VA.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 100 -100 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 100 -100 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 111 2 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 115 -35 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 107 8 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 87 -62 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Court Approves City Role in Disposal of Refrigerants

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : January 12, 2014

Air conditioner manufacturers were dealt a setback in their attempt to derail a New York City law that holds them responsible for the safe disposal of potentially harmful refrigerants in residential appliances.

Wikipedia and Photographer Fight Over Monkey Selfies

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Law Technology News : January 08, 2014

If a primate takes a photo, who owns it?

Carlyle Hangs Tight in Buyout Firms Collusion Case

David Bario : The Litigation Daily : January 07, 2014

Shareholders have now inked deals worth $475.5 million with private equity firms accused of scheming to drive down the value of major leveraged buyout deals. But Carlyle Group and its lawyers at Latham have shown no signs of surrender ahead of a looming trial this fall.

Director Liability for Cybersecurity Risks

David L. Barres and Dominic J. Picca : Corporate Counsel : January 06, 2014

If a corporation is the target of a cyberattack resulting in a data breach, its board may be the target of a shareholder derivative action claiming breach of fiduciary duty.

Judge Refuses to Break Up Ear Remedy Class Action

Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : January 05, 2014

Two claims involving ear treatment products sold by Walgreen Co. Inc., will remain joined in a pro-posed class action filed by California consumers who allege the retailer is falsely advertising the prod-ucts, according to a ruling by a California federal judge.

The Churn: Troutman Sanders Grows in New York, Plus More Lateral Moves

Alexandra Wilson : The Am Law Daily : January 05, 2014

Troutman Sanders raids Dentons to pick up four commercial bankruptcy and litigation partners; Covington & Burling hires a senior IRS official in D.C.; and DLA Piper snags three attorneys in our latest roundup of lateral moves in The Am Law 200.

Big Deals

: The American Lawyer : January 30, 2014

Medtronic/Covidien; Tyson/Hillshire; Time Inc. Spinoff; Level 3/TW Telecom; Apple/Beats

NLRB Boosts 'Micro Units' With Macy's Decision

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : January 29, 2014

A National Labor Relations Board decision bolstered the standard for employers seeking to prevent small collective bargaining groups from forming.

Round 2 in the SEC's Case Against State Street Execs

Jenna Greene : Legal Times : January 25, 2014

In the wake of the financial crisis, government regulators have been widely criticized for failing to hold more individuals accountable, but a pending case by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission against two former executives at State Street Bank and Trust Co. shows how difficult in practice it can be to make charges stick.

Bankrupt Company Sues Two Firms for Malpractice

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : January 24, 2014

A biotechnology company in bankruptcy has brought malpractice claims against Nixon Peabody and Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo.

Bankrupt Biotech Targets Nixon Peabody, Mintz Levin

David Bario : The Litigation Daily : January 23, 2014

Neogenix Oncology Inc., a bankrupt would-be developer of cancer diagnostic and treatment products, blamed its outside lawyers for allowing the company to pursue an illegal fund-raising strategy for more than five years.

Relax, Your Data Was Only Stolen

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : January 22, 2014

Yes, your data may get nabbed, but one court says it's not as big a deal if there's no actual injury associated with the theft.

Biogen Idec Inc.

Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : January 21, 2014

Apple, Samsung on the Same Side in New ITC Case

Jenna Greene : Legal Times : January 17, 2014

Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. are usually fierce opponents in patent battles, but they're on the same side of the table as codefendants in a new complaint filed at the U.S. International Trade Commission by Luxembourg-based Enterprise Systems Technologies SARL.

Am Law 100 Trio Advising on Murdoch's Time Warner Bid

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 16, 2014

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Hogan Lovells are representing Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox on its $80 billion unsolicited takeover bid for Time Warner, which has rejected the offer. Cravath, Swaine & Moore is advising Time Warner on the matter. All three firms have long histories with the two media giants.

FTC Targets Amazon for Selling Apps to Kids

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Law Technology News : January 15, 2014

Company retorts that it's already in compliance with protocols to keep children from buying apps.

The Careerist: Best Firms for the Summer (and After)

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : January 10, 2014

Vault's top law firms for summer programs and associate happiness.

NY Wage Law Repeal a Mixed Blessing for Companies

Sherry Karabin : Corporate Counsel : January 09, 2014

Businesses must still notify new hires of their pay, and penalties rise for violating this requirement.

The Churn: Holland & Knight Hires Again, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 03, 2014

Only days after confirming the closure of its Abu Dhabi office to focus on the Americas, Holland & Knight has brought on an 11-strong team by raiding an energy boutique for half of its lawyers. The Am Law Daily looks at those hires and more new arrivals from throughout the Am Law 200.

After the Breach

Philippa Maister : Corporate Counsel : January 01, 2014

Plaintiffs secure a settlement that doesn't require proof of damages.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : January 30, 2014

Eight firms have added partners, while six others have added counsel.

The Churn: Paul Weiss, Squire Patton Make New Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 27, 2014

A big week for lateral moves saw Paul Weiss pluck a prominent prosecutor, the newly minted Squire Patton Boggs make another key addition and a rare departure from Wachtell Lipton. The Am Law Daily has the lowdown on the latest comings-and-goings from throughout The Am Law 200.

Corporate Practice of Medicine: An Old Doctrine Breathing New Life

Andrew B. Roth and Kimberly J. Gold : New York Law Journal : January 25, 2014

Andrew B. Roth and Kimberly J. Gold of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo write: The corporate practice of medicine doctrine, which bars a business corporation from practicing medicine or employing a physician to provide professional medical services, is alive and well in New York. Practitioners advising corporations and other unlicensed entities in structuring transactions with physicians need to be aware of its ramifications in order to ensure compliance with its rules.

The Churn: Bingham, Squire Make New Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 24, 2014

Two Am Law 100 firms that have dealt with a high degree of lateral volatility in recent months—Bingham McCutchen and the newly formed Squire Patton Boggs—made hires this week, but also saw some partners leave. The Am Law Daily looks at those moves and others from around The Am Law 200.

Where Insurance Stops, Cyberliability Policies Begin

Sherry Karabin : Corporate Counsel : January 20, 2014

If your business collects personal information from customers, cyberliability insurance could be a risk-management tool worth considering.

The Churn: Defections Mount at Edwards Wildman, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 20, 2014

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe has hired Shawn Atkinson, the former cochair of the venture capital and cross-border M&A practice at Edwards Wildman Palmer in London, where the latter firm is trying to stave off a partner exodus. Plus: Bingham McCutchen bulks up in Asia, a partner trio decamps for top in-house roles and other lateral moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Unsuccessful IPOs Can Hurt the Company and Its Execs

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : January 12, 2014

To prevent such unpleasantness, experts counsel buying IPO insurance.

At Quest, Diversity Is Achieved Through Merit

: New Jersey Law Journal : January 12, 2014

Quest's law department actively recruits a diverse workforce, as evidenced by its percentages of women and minorities, and has been responsible for the company's overall diversity and inclusion efforts.

Going Solo, Magazine Giant Time Inc. Taps Mintz Levin

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 09, 2014

With Cravath, Swaine & Moore advising longtime client Time Warner on its spinoff of Time Inc., the nation's leading publisher of consumer magazines turned to Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo to guide it through the historic transition.

One Way to Fend Off Shareholder Suits: Fee Shifting

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : January 03, 2014

You can amend the bylaws to make plaintiffs pay if they lose. But the tactic remains controversial and may be banned.