Press Release October 21, 2013

M&A Advisor Honors Goodwin's Chris Nugent With "40 Under 40" Award

The M&A Advisor has named Goodwin Procter partner Chris Nugent a winner of the 2013 “40 Under 40” Recognition Awards. The annual awards recognize emerging leaders in the M&A, financing and turnaround industry.

Mr. Nugent, a partner in the firm’s Private Equity Group, joined Goodwin Procter in 2012 and was recently recognized as a “Rising Star” in the New York legal community by the New York Law Journal. Earlier this year, Mr. Nugent was named to the Legal 500 United States’ “Leading Lawyers” list, and won the ACG New York Champion’s Award for “Cross Border Deal of the Year” for his work on the acquisition of AndersonBrecon Inc. and Brecon Holdings Limited by Packaging Coordinators, Inc.

Mr. Nugent regularly advises private equity firms and their portfolio companies in a variety of transactional, governance and compensation matters. With a team of over 100 attorneys, Goodwin Procter’s Private Equity Practice is frequently recognized as one of the foremost in the United States by a variety of leading industry publications including Private Equity Analyst, Buyouts Magazine, VentureSource, Chambers USA, U.S. News-Best Lawyers and Legal 500.

Goodwin is one of the most active law firms in the industry, having handled more than 1,600 private equity, growth equity and venture capital transactions over the past two years. To learn more about the firm’s private equity team, visit its practice page.