Press Release August 13, 2014

Goodwin Procter Launches Crowdfunding Practice

Goodwin Procter is pleased to announce the launch of its Crowdfunding Practice, bringing together an interdisciplinary team with specialized expertise in tech companies, venture finance, real estate capital markets, investment management, general corporate practice and consumer financial services litigation. The practice will advise both crowdfunding platforms, which raised more than $5 billion in 2013, and investors.

Backed by leading nationwide tech and real estate practices, Goodwin Procter's Crowdfunding Practice advises on the legal questions and challenges related to:

  • company formation;
  • fund formation;
  • compliance under the JOBS Act;
  • consumer securities provisions;
  • private and public financings;
  • M&A transactions; and
  • investment properties.

Recognized as a five-time winner of the North American Law Firm of the Year in Fund Formation and two-time winner in Transactions by Private Equity Real Estate Magazine, Goodwin attorneys are distinctively qualified to advise on issues related to crowdfunding. The firm has been ranked the number one law firm for venture-backed IPO & M&A exits by Pitchbook and is among the top five most active firms in the U.S. for combined venture capital/private equity deals by Dow Jones Private Equity Analyst.

The practice is led by partners Lewis Feldman (213.426.2688), Yoel Kranz (212.813.8831) and Caine Moss (650.752.3318).

Please visit Goodwin’s Crowdfunding Practice page to learn more about the practice, team and upcoming events.