Press Release April 28, 2005

Massachusetts Super Lawyers Name 30 Goodwin Procter Attorneys On Its “Rising Stars” List

BOSTON, April 28, 2005 — Goodwin Procter LLP today announced that 30 of its attorneys were named to Law & Politics’ “2005 Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Stars” ranking.  The survey honors the top up-and-coming lawyers in Massachusetts.

The firm’s attorneys were ranked within the following categories of law: Bankruptcy & Workout, General Business, Business Litigation, Corporate Finance, Estate Planning/Trusts, General Litigation, Intellectual Property Law, Intellectual Property Litigation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate, Securities Litigation and Securities & Venture Finance.

In November 2004, Law & Politics mailed ballots to Massachusetts Super Lawyers, asking them to vote for the best up-and-coming lawyers they had observed in action.   All “Rising Star” candidates had to be 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less.  The list includes attorneys in private practice, as well as attorneys in non-private practice such as prosecutors, judges, in-house counsel and public service lawyers.