Press Release December 06, 2007

The Best Lawyers in America Ranks 84 Goodwin Procter Partners as Leaders in Their Field

BOSTON, Dec. 6, 2007 – The following 85 Goodwin Procter attorneys are included in the 2008 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. 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 almost two million confidential evaluations by only the top attorneys in the country.

Corporate/Financial Restructuring
Brilliant, Allan
Glosband, Daniel
Schneider, Jon

Corporate/General Corporate

Bloom, Mitchell
Burnett, Mark
Cable, Stuart
Egan, John
Floor, Richard
Gordon, Kenneth
Hodges Taylor, Laura
Kendall, Michael
LeClaire, John
Macenka, Mark
Medaglia, Anthony
Menna, Gilbert
Mutkoski, John
Pisa, Regina
Santucci, Ettore
Schnoor, William
Watson, David

Corporate/ M&A – Corporate Governance

Burnett, Mark
Fields, Kathy
Johnson, Joseph

Corporate/Securities & Corporate Finance
Fore, Robert
Santucci, Ettore

Financial Services/Banking
Barr, Lynne
Hefferon, Thomas
Lyons, Gregory
Mayer, William
Pisa, Regina
Stern, William

Financial Services/Investment Management

Kenyon, Geoffrey
Newman, Philip
Palmer, Christopher

Intellectual Property
Abate, Mark
Dodson, Gerald
Downs, J. Anthony
Remis, Shepard
Scott, Thomas

Litigation/Commercial Litigation
Aldock, John
Beers, David
Felter, John Kenneth
Hainline, Forrest
Pollak, Stephen
Savage, Joseph
Ware, Paul

Litigation/Securities Litigation & SEC Enforcement

Pastuszenski, Brian
Poss, Stephen

Litigation/White Collar Crime & Government Investigations

Savage, Joseph
Strassberg, Richard

Private Equity

Egan, John
Hodges Taylor, Laura
Macenka, Mark
Mutkoski, John
Schnoor, William

Products Liability and Mass Torts

Griffin, Thomas

Real Estate/General

Barker, Christopher
Broderick, James
Churchill, Paul
Glazer, Michael
Healy, Martin
Kay, Minta
Pappas, Dean
Schwartz, Paul

Real Estate/Land Use & Zoning

Healy, Martin

Specialty/Environmental
Bibler, Gregory
Bieke, James
Davis, Christopher
Giannotto, Michael
Healy, Martin

Specialty/ERISA-Employee Benefits

Cleary, John
Webster, Scott

Specialty/Labor & Employment
Hale, Robert
Nagle, James

Specialty/Tax

Cubell, Howard
Glazer, Edward
Mills, Stephen
Sandford, H. Neal
Whitledge, William

Specialty/Maritime Law

Basseches, Robert
Cook, David

Specialty/Trusts & Estate Planning

O’Connell, Mary-Kathleen
Pomeroy, Robert

Tech Companies & Life Sciences/Life Sciences

Bloom, Mitchell
Denn, Christopher
Wittenberg, Lawrence

About Goodwin Procter
Goodwin Procter LLP is one of the nation’s leading law firms with more than 850 attorneys in offices in Boston, Los Angeles, New York, Palo Alto, San Diego, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. The firm’s core areas of practice are corporate, litigation and real estate, with specialized areas of focus that include financial services, private equity, technology, REITs and real estate capital markets, intellectual property and products liability. Information may be found at www.goodwinprocter.com.