Press Release March 23, 2016

Goodwin’s Financial Institutions and Litigation Attorneys Named Top Authors in JD Supra Readers’ Choice Awards

Goodwin Procter announced that Financial Institutions partners William Stern and Peter LaVigne and Litigation associate Christina Hennecken were recognized as Top Authors in their fields by JD Supra’s 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards. Additionally, two of the firm’s articles were among the most read in 2015.

  • Mr. Stern was named a Top Author with readers in the banking and financial services industry. He is a partner in the firm's Financial Institutions Group and a member of its Banking, Consumer Financial Services, and FinTech Practices. Mr. Stern regularly contributes to client alerts and Goodwin Procter’s Financial Services Weekly News Roundup with regard to legal developments of interest to the financial services sector.
  • Mr. LaVigne was recognized as a Top Author on the topic of Dodd Frank. He is a partner in Goodwin Procter’s Financial Institutions Group, a member of the FinTech Practice and former editor of the firm’s Financial Services Weekly News Roundup. His article, “Financial Services Weekly News Roundup - September 2015 #4” was one of the top five most popular pieces relating to Dodd Frank in 2015.
  • Ms. Hennecken was named a Top Author on the subject of estate planning. Ms. Hennecken is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department and a contributor to Goodwin Procter's Digital Currency Perspectives blog. Her post, “Death and Bitcoin" was the most read estate planning article in 2015.

JD Supra’s Readers’ Choice Awards recognize top authors being read by C-suite executives, in-house counsel, media, and other professionals across the platform during 2015. The awards recognize authors for the excellent visibility and engagement they attained with readers in specific industries and for their visibility and thought leadership covering key, cross-industry topics.

Goodwin’s Financial Services Weekly News Roundup features insights and updates on legislation, rulemaking, regulatory, enforcement and litigation developments affecting the financial industry. Subscriptions to Goodwin publications can be found here.