Press Release July 18, 2006

New York Super Lawyers Honors Goodwin Procter Partners

NEW YORK, July 18, 2006 — Goodwin Procter LLP today announced that 13 partners from its New York office were named to Law & Politics’ “2006 Super Lawyers” ranking. The survey honors the top 5 percent of Manhattan-based attorneys.

Goodwin Procter’s partners were named in the following categories:

Banking: Thomas C. Meriam

Business/Corporate: Richard E. Floor, Robert S. Insolia, L. Kevin Sheridan

Class Action/Mass Torts: Christopher J. Garvey, Joanne M. Gray

Criminal Defense: White Collar: Richard M. Strassberg

Employment & Labor: Albert J. Solecki, Jr.

Intellectual Property Litigation: Thomas L. Creel, Ethan Horwitz, Ira Jay Levy

Mergers & Acquisitions: Andrew J. Weidhaas

Securities & Corporate Finance: Anthony R.G. Nolan 

Each year, Law & Politics surveys thousands of attorneys across Manhattan and asks them to vote for the best lawyers they had personally observed in action. Each lawyer is then given a score based on the number and type of votes received. Super Lawyers rankings are published in a total of 20 states, and lists outstanding lawyers in more than 60 practice areas.