Press Release June 23, 2008

Bradley A. Bugdanowitz Joins Goodwin Procter

BOSTON, June 23, 2008 – Goodwin Procter announced today that Bradley A. Bugdanowitz has joined the firm as a partner in the Business Law Department. He will be resident in the San Francisco office. His practice focuses on private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and representation of growth companies.

“Brad represents a variety of public and private companies as well as private equity funds, which dovetails nicely with Goodwin Procter’s strategic areas of focus,” said Paul Churchill, chair of Goodwin Procter’s San Francisco office. “The breadth of his experience in private equity, technology, venture capital and mergers and acquisitions will be a tremendous asset as we serve clients in California and throughout the nation.”

“Brad is an important addition to Goodwin Procter as the firm continues to grow its California offices,” said John LeClaire, chair of Goodwin Procter’s Private Equity Group. “We are thrilled to welcome a person of his caliber to our team.”

Previously, Bugdanowitz was a partner in Latham & Watkins’ San Francisco office, where he was a member of the firm’s Corporate Department. Admitted to the bar in California, Bugdanowitz received his B.A. from the University of California in Santa Cruz and his J.D. from the University of Chicago.

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, San Diego, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, 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, tax and products liability. Information may be found at www.goodwinprocter.com.