Press Release October 01, 2006

Goodwin Procter Ranked Among Nation's Top M&A Advisors

BOSTON, Oct. 1, 2006 — Corporate Control Alert recently ranked Goodwin Procter LLP among the top 20 legal advisers in M&A deals announced between Jan. 1, 2006 and June 30, 2006, with a value of $100 million or more. The firm served as adviser on 11 deals on both the sell-side and buy-side. Corporate Control Alert is a leading journal of legal and financial trends in deal making and examines the M&A landscape.

Joseph Johnson serves as chair of the firm's M&A/Corporate Governance Practice.