Press Release June 14, 2006

Goodwin Procter Named to BTI Consulting’s “2006 Power Elite”

BTI Consulting Group survey of large and Fortune 1000 companies finds Goodwin Procter as leader in client service and client satisfaction

BOSTON, June 14, 2006 — Goodwin Procter LLP, one of the nation's leading law firms with offices in Boston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Washington, DC, today announced that it is ranked among the top 10 out of only 21 law firms nationwide named to BTI Consulting's "2006 Power Elite," based on excellence in client service and superior client satisfaction.

The BTI Consulting Group is a leading supplier of strategic information to the legal services industry. BTI Consulting's "Survey of Client Relationship Scorecard for Law Firms" is based on interviews with approximately 400 large and Fortune 1000 companies, representing America's most powerful buyers of legal services. The law firms selected for the "2006 Power Elite"ranking set themselves apart by successfully passing the following four levels of clients' tests for picking a law firm: established, primary relationships with clients; clients' vote of confidence as a go-to law firm; clients' enthusiastic recommendations to peers; and superior levels of client satisfaction.