Legal Careers

At Goodwin, you'll find a collective determination and an entrepreneurial spirit. We're business-oriented lawyers equally comfortable in the boardroom and the courtroom. Within the firm, we encourage collaboration across practices, industry teams and geographies, ensuring the most integrated, solutions-oriented results for our clients. Goodwin’s culture fosters an open, inclusive and collegial atmosphere. We're a cohesive group of people from different backgrounds, working together on challenging deals and complex cases.

While we handle some of the largest cases on record, we also work with individuals and investors leading the way in new technologies and markets. We advise multinational companies on public/private enterprises and help emerging companies grow. From critical regulatory and compliance matters to deals, transactions, and high-stakes litigation, we're prepared to do what it takes to defend and protect our clients' interests.

With more than 1,000 attorneys across 10 offices in the US, Asia and Europe, we're proud of our commitment to excellence, the interesting matters we handle and the impressive clients we serve.

Your Career at Goodwin

Beginning Your Career

You already know what makes a solid start to a great career – and we do too: work that challenges, enthusiasm, colleagues who make you think and laugh, a feeling of accomplishment and being valued, opportunities to lean and work with teams – and much more.

Law Students

Summer Experience

Making a Lateral Move

Changing firms can be a calculated risk. But if you’re considering a move to Goodwin, consider this: we’re expanding our practice across an ever-broader national and international platform. We want you to feel comfortable here and be able to hit the ground running, so we have formal and informal programs to make your transition to Goodwin seamless.

Experienced Lawyers

Judicial Clerks

As a judicial clerk, you have developed a unique perspective on the practice of law. At Goodwin we appreciate the skills and experience you bring to our firm. We offer a generous signing bonus for clerks who come to work with us – up to $50,000 for federal judicial clerks – and provide extensive training opportunities. As a litigator here, you’ll do more than protect the interests of our clients. You will have opportunities to pursue additional cases that interest you, and to go after precedent-setting issues involving patent litigation, white collar crime, and products liability.

JD/MBA

We appreciate the extra hard work involved in a dual graduate degree and are pleased to offer a signing bonus to first year JD/MBA associates who accept an offer with us. Whether you’re a JD/MBA, or still considering this option, we want you to know we think it’s a very smart business move. An MBA program allows you to work collaboratively in teams and learn in an environment with people who aren’t lawyers. You’ll graduate with a better understanding of the intricacies between business and law.

Learning + Development

Goodwin’s professional development and training team is committed to helping you leverage your strengths, find your passion and build the legal and professional skills and networks you will need to succeed wherever your career may take you. Our team’s dedicated group of experts includes directors and managers who are former practicing attorneys and are nationally recognized as leaders in their field. We are committed to ensuring that everyone at the firm is equipped and inspired to be best and brightest across all that we do.

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Benefits

Taking good care of yourself and your family is essential. Goodwin offers an outstanding benefits package designed to help you balance your work and family life.

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Get in Touch

If you have questions, we want to put you in touch with just the right person who can answer them. You'll not only get the information you need, you'll get to know someone at Goodwin who can help you along the way.

PARTNERS

Sabrina Lonergan
Director, Lateral Partner Recruiting
+1 415 733 6127
slonergan@goodwinlaw.com 

ASSOCIATES

Boston

Ashley Nelson
Director of Associate & Professional Track Recruitment
+1 617 570 8156
anelson@goodwinlaw.com

New York

Rachel Mayerson
Senior Legal Recruitment Manager
+1 212 459 7407
rmayerson@goodwinlaw.com

Washington, DC

Amanda Leslie
Senior Legal Recruitment Manager
+1 202 346 4231
amandaleslie@goodwinlaw.com

Los Angeles, San Francisco, Silicon Valley

Annie Au
Legal Recruitment Specialist
+1 415 733 6151
aau@goodwinlaw.com

Frankfurt, London, Paris, Hong Kong

Amanda Leslie 
Senior Legal Recruitment Manager 
+1 202 346 4231 
aleslie@goodwinlaw.com

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Our lawyers work side-by-side with clients throughout their entire lifecycle to ensure success at every step. At Goodwin, lawyers and professional staff alike reach across practice areas and geographies to work together in a collaborative, collegial and entrepreneurial atmosphere.

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DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

Goodwin is committed to promoting diversity in our law firm and in the legal profession. We are also committed to an inclusive environment in which each employee can excel and thrive. Diversity and inclusion are core to our business and our values, and our chairman-led Inclusion Advisory Committee ensures that we make our efforts in this area a top priority. 

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10 Offices, One Firm

Boston

100 Northern Avenue
Boston, MA 02210
United States

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Frankfurt

TaunusTurm
Taunustor 1
Frankfurt am Main 60310
Germany

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Hong Kong

One Exchange Square
Suite 2801, 8 Connaught Place
Central, Hong Kong
China

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London

100 Cheapside
London EC2V 6DY
United Kingdom

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Los Angeles

601 South Figueroa Street
41st Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017
United States

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New York

The New York Times Building
620 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY 10018
United States

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Paris

12 rue d’Astorg
75008 Paris
France

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San Francisco

Three Embarcadero Center
28th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
United States

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Silicon Valley

135 Commonwealth Drive
Menlo Park, CA 94025
United States

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Washington, DC

901 New York Avenue, NW
Washington , DC 20001
United States

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