Press Release April 18, 2006

Best Lawyers in America Ranks Nine Goodwin Procter Partners in Washington, DC as Leaders in Their Field

BOSTON, April 18, 2006 — Goodwin Procter LLP, one of the nation's leading law firms with offices in Boston, New York and Washington, DC, today announced that The Best Lawyers in America 2007 named nine of its Washington, DC partners as leaders in their field.

Following are the partners who were included in this prestigious listing and the category of law in which they were placed:

Attorneys named to The Best Lawyers in America directory are done so based solely on a vote of their peers. Results are compiled from confidential evaluations submitted by approximately 1.8 million of the top attorneys in the country.