Press Release September 01, 2006

The Best Lawyers in America Ranks Over 70 Goodwin Procter Partners as Leaders in Their Field

BOSTON, Sept. 1, 2006 — Goodwin Procter LLP today announced that The Best Lawyers in America 2007 named 73 of its partners as leaders in their field. The firm is pleased to have 58 partners ranked from its Boston office, one partner from its Los Angeles office, four partners from its New York office, two partners from its San Francisco office and eight partners from its Washington, DC office.

The firm’s partners were ranked within the following categories of law: Antitrust, Banking, Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Biotechnology, Commercial Litigation, Corporate, Corporate Governance and Compliance, Employee Benefits, Environmental, Intellectual Property, International Trade and Finance, Labor and Employment, Land Use and Zoning, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity, Maritime, Mass Tort Litigation, M&A, Mining, Mutual Funds, Private Funds, Product Liability Litigation, Real Estate, Securities, Tax, Trust and Estates, Venture Capital and White-Collar Criminal Defense.

Attorneys named to The Best Lawyers in America directory are done so based solely on a vote of their peers. The current edition of Best Lawyers is based on 1.8 million confidential evaluations by only the top attorneys in the country.