Steven G. Mintz - Partner
Steven G. Mintz is a founding partner of Mintz & Gold LLP and manages the firm's Commercial Litigation and Appellate Litigation Departments. Mr. Mintz was named a New York Superlawyer in 2009, 2010, and 2011. After graduating as Valedictorian of his law school class and serving as a Notes Editor of the Law Review, Mr. Mintz served as a personal law clerk to the Honorable Vito J. Titone of the New York State Court of Appeals (following his retirement from the bench in 1998, Judge Titone served as of counsel to Mintz & Gold until his death in 2005). Following his clerkship, Mr. Mintz joined the litigation department of Squadron, Ellenoff, Plesent & Sheinfeld where he participated in complex business litigation, white collar criminal defense, labor and employment litigation as well as securities arbitration and litigation. Following the formation of Mintz & Gold in 1993, Mr. Mintz's practice has further diversified to include intellectual property, real estate, matrimonial litigation, and Freedom of Information actions. Most recently, Mr. Mintz has focused on media access under the Freedom of Information Act and has brought successful cases against the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Bank, the Department of Treasury and the Securities and Exchange Commission.
At root, Mr. Mintz serves as a "lawyer's lawyer" who provides advice and consultation to in-house counsel as well as to other lawyers and law firms. He represents public corporations, individuals, privately held companies, and has represented several wellknown celebrities. As a result of his expertise in appellate litigation and his personal passion for developing New York State's jurisprudence, Mr. Mintz has argued appeals in New York State and Federal Courts including appeals before the New York State Court of Appeals on libel, equitable distribution, collateral source reduction, and accountant liability issues. In addition, he is often consulted by national and international law firms with issues related to practice before the New York State Court of Appeals. Mr. Mintz regularly appears as a Commentator on the Fox Business Network.
Mr. Mintz has appeared in State and Federal Courts throughout the United States and regularly appears before various regulatory agencies including the SEC and EEOC, as well as self-regulatory bodies including FINRA. Mr. Mintz also regularly appears before various alternative dispute resolution forums.
He is a member of the Bars of the States of New York and New Jersey and is admitted to practice in the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York, the District of New Jersey, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.
Mr. Mintz received his B.A. from Emory University in 1985, and his J.D., summa cum laude from Brooklyn Law School in 1988.
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