Press Release January 01, 2012

Goodwin Procter 100 Years: Our Firm is Established

Goodwin Procter Announcement

On July 1, 1912, two promising young lawyers, former Harvard classmates, decided to start their own law practice after a chance meeting on the sidewalk of State Street in Boston. What Robert Eliot Goodwin and Joseph Osborne Procter, Jr. didn’t know then was that their tiny two man firm would weather war, tragedy and economic strife to become today’s Goodwin Procter, one of the nation’s leading law firms with nine global offices and more than 50 areas of legal expertise.

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