Press Release January 25, 2017

Leading Securities and Commercial Litigator Marshall Fishman Joins Goodwin

Goodwin, a leading Global 50 law firm, announced today that preeminent securities and commercial litigator Marshall Fishman has joined the firm’s Financial Industry Practice as a partner, and Head of its New York Commercial and Financial Litigation Practice.

Fishman brings to Goodwin more than 30 years of experience advising global financial institutions on complex multijurisdictional securities and commercial litigation matters. He has successfully tried numerous cases in courts and in arbitrations throughout the country, and he regularly handles class actions and appeals for a broad array of companies.

“An accomplished and well-known leader in his field, Marshall combines a natural problem-solving ability with decades of wide-ranging industry experience, an exceptional network and a truly collaborative approach to successfully manage his clients’ most sophisticated cases,” said Thomas Hefferon, Co-Chair of Goodwin’s Financial Industry Practice. “These attributes perfectly complement and augment Goodwin’s existing, deep bench of financial industry, securities and business litigators. We are delighted to welcome a partner of Marshall’s stature to Goodwin.”

He is a member of the Federal Bar Council, the NYS Bar Association, and the Securities Industry Financial Markets Association. He also serves on the Executive Committee of the Anti-Defamation League, Lawyers Division and is a member of the Board of Directors of Global Kids, Inc. He joins Goodwin from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP.

Fishman has been recognized as one of the leading securities litigators by Chambers USA, Best Lawyers in America, Who's Who in American Law and Benchmark Litigation.

Fishman received his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and a B.A., magna cum laude, from Syracuse University where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He is admitted to practice in the State of New York, before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit and U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. He can be reached at mfishman@goodwinlaw.com or 212-813-8851.

Goodwin’s Financial Industry Practice delivers an unprecedented combination of innovation, diverse perspectives and deeply rooted knowledge of the broad, global financial services industry, in one cohesive platform. From transactional law to compliance to enforcement to litigation, Goodwin’s more than 100 financial industry lawyers across Boston, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., London, Frankfurt and Paris, offer a single point of counsel and experience across transactional, advisory, and litigation matters.

Recently, the practice held its 5th Annual Banking Symposium, a forum where financial institutions’ CEOs and senior management discuss critical and emerging issues in the industry.