Press Release April 07, 2005

Thomson Financial Ranks Goodwin Procter As a Top "Target-Side" Legal Advisor in U.S. Merger Deals

BOSTON, April 7, 2005 – Thomson Financial has ranked Goodwin Procter LLP the 13th  most active "target-side" legal advisor in mergers and acquisitions activity in the United States during the first quarter of 2005, based on number of deals. Thomson Financial provides information and technology solutions to the worldwide financial community.

Joseph L. Johnson III is chair of the firm's M&A/Corporate Governance Practice and can be contacted with any questions.