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Laureen M. Cappello

Director of Human Resources - Benefits and HRIS/Payroll

LCappello@mintz.com

+1.617.348.4885

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Laurie leads the strategic direction and management of the firm’s benefits and wellness programs, HR payroll operations, and HRIS system. She is responsible for ensuring the firm’s regulatory compliance and works with management to develop and update firm policies.

Laurie is committed to ensuring that the firm provides a progressive, competitive, and comprehensive benefits package.

A human resources industry professional for more than 20 years, Laurie worked for another large law firm in Boston before joining Mintz in 2000.

 

Involvement

  • Member, New England Employee Benefits Council (NEEBC)
  • Member, Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM)

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Last year was a pivotal time for well-being in the legal industry, as law firms, nonprofits, bar organizations, media, and individuals worked to increase awareness of the prevalence of mental health difficulties faced by legal professionals and to address the underlying issues. Well-being has long been a priority at Mintz, and the firm continues to lead this charge through innovative programs and benefits for employees and by communicating openly with lawyers and professional staff about well-being challenges.
Laureen M. Cappello, Director of Human Resources – Benefits and HRIS/Payroll at Mintz, co-authored an article that was published by the National Association for Law Placement, Inc.’s PD Quarterly, a digital journal that explores lawyer and law student professional development and talent management topics.

The article titled “The Time Is Now: Leading the Charge for Lawyer Well-Being” provides practical suggestions for implementing well-being policies and practices in the law firm environment.

Ms. Cappello co-authored the article with Jeannette Boot, a Partner at WilmerHale, and Brenda Fingold, Assisant Director, Workplace and Leadership Education at Brown University School of Public Health.

Ommm: Mintz lawyers forsake a billable hour for meditation time

October 28, 2017 | Boston Business Journal

This Boston Business Journal feature article highlights Mintz’s mindfulness program. The program, which started out as pilot program in the firm’s Boston office, now offers attorneys and staff a weekly mindfulness session and training.