John J. Egan, III

John J. Egan, III

Partner Co-Chair, Technology & Life Sciences
John J. Egan, III

John Egan, a partner in and co-chair of the firm’s Technology Companies & Life Sciences Group, focuses on corporate securities, venture capital, growth equity and technology enterprises. Mr. Egan's practice involves early and late-stage venture financings, growth equity and leveraged recapitalizations, IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic licensing and the general representation of public and private emerging growth companies. Mr. Egan works with clients in industries ranging from enterprise software, networking, security and business services to communications, media and life sciences. He also represents numerous venture capitalists, private equity investors and investment banks and has extensive experience in intellectual property and licensing issues. Mr. Egan is a key contributor to the Goodwin's Founders Workbench, an online resource for start-ups, emerging companies and the entrepreneurial community. He rejoined Goodwin in 2005.

Professional Experience

Prior to rejoining Goodwin, Mr. Egan was a partner at McDermott Will & Emery in Boston, where he was a member of that firm's Corporate Department and global head of its Private Equity/Emerging Companies Group.

Recognition

Mr. Egan has been selected for inclusion in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, U.S. News-Best Lawyers and The Legal 500 U.S.

Experience

Mr. Egan’s practice involves early and late-stage venture financings, growth equity and leveraged recapitalizations, IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic licensing and the general representation of public and private emerging growth companies in industries ranging from enterprise software, networking, security and business services to communications, media and life sciences. He also represents numerous venture capitalists, private equity investors and investment banks and has extensive experience in intellectual property and licensing issues.

Credentials

Education

J.D., 1984
Boston University School of Law
A.B., 1981
Brown University

Admissions

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Massachusetts
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