Press Release January 05, 2015

Goodwin Procter Expands Technology & Life Sciences Group with Addition of Andrew Goodman in New York

Goodwin Procter, a leading Am Law 50 and Global 50 law firm, announced today that Andrew H. Goodman has rejoined the firm as a partner in its Technology & Life Sciences Group in New York. Goodman comes to the firm from Kean Miller LLP in New Orleans. He was previously a partner in Goodwin Procter’s Los Angeles office after practicing as an associate in its Boston office for five years.

Goodman focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, shareholder activism and general business advice. He advises corporate clients, ranging from start-ups to large publicly traded companies, investment funds and entrepreneurs, in transactions in the technology and life sciences industries.

He has particular experience structuring, negotiating and implementing merger and acquisition transactions involving public and private buyers and sellers, and advising boards of directors on shareholder activism, as well as on company sales, acquisitions, financings, strategic alternatives and fiduciary duties.

“Andrew’s public company, shareholder activism and M&A experience make him a valuable resource for our technology company clients,” said John J. Egan, III, co-chairman of Goodwin’s Technology & Life Sciences Group. “We are delighted to welcome him back to the firm.”

Goodman received his B.A. cum laude from the University of Rochester and his J.D. cum laude from Tulane Law School. He can be reached at agoodman@goodwinlaw.com or (212) 813-8824.

“We are thrilled Andrew has elected to return to Goodwin as we continue building upon the success of our growing technology companies platform in New York,” said Albert J. Solecki, Jr., chairman of Goodwin Procter’s New York office.

With more than 180 attorneys, Goodwin’s Technology Companies Practice is one of the largest in the United States. From advising on startup financing and corporate partnering to public offerings and mergers, the firm represents more than 1000 technology-based companies, including a third of Fortune 100 companies.

Goodwin’s New York office was established in 1997 and today includes more than 175 attorneys with national practices involving corporate transactions, principally in the areas of technology/emerging growth companies, private equity, real estate capital markets, financial services, and private fund formation and services, and high-stakes litigation matters, including those related to white collar defense, intellectual property, products liability and mass torts, securities, and labor and employment.

Goodwin Procter LLP is a leading Am Law 50 and Global 50 law firm, with offices across the United States and in Europe and Asia. Excelling at complex transactional work and high-stakes litigation, the firm combines in-depth legal knowledge with practical business experience to help clients maximize opportunities and manage risk. With more than 850 lawyers, Goodwin offers innovative counsel and delivers results through a client-centric and collaborative approach. The firm focuses on matters involving financial institutions, intellectual property, private equity, real estate capital markets, securities litigation/white collar defense, and technology/life sciences. Information may be found at www.goodwinprocter.com. Follow us on Twitter @goodwinprocter.