Press Release October 28, 2015

Goodwin Procter Achieves Prestigious ISO 27001 Certification for Information Security Management System

Goodwin Procter, a leading Am Law 50 and Global 50 law firm, announced today that it has successfully achieved certification of its core business processes and information services against the rigorous requirements of ISO 27001, the internationally recognized standard that provides organizations with a framework to build and implement certifiable information security management systems.

“At Goodwin, protecting the security and confidentiality of client and personal information is a top priority,” said David Fleming, the firm’s Chief Information Officer. “We are pleased to be recognized among the small group of law firms that are certified against the stringent ISO 27001 standards.”

As part of the comprehensive ISO 27001 security certification process, Goodwin Procter assessed potential security threats, vulnerabilities and risks and reinforced technical, operational and management controls across all of its business units. It also implemented a broad set of policies and technologies to further ensure the protection of client and personal information, including a streamlined process to assess and rapidly respond to the changing security threat landscape.

Goodwin Procter’s ISO 27001 audit was performed by SGS North America, Inc. 

About Goodwin Procter

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.