Lisa R. Haddad

Lisa R. Haddad

Lisa R. Haddad

Lisa Haddad, a partner in the firm's Business Law Department and member of the Executive Committee, focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, securities offerings, securities law compliance for public companies, and general corporate matters. Ms. Haddad is a member of Goodwin's M&A/Corporate Governance Practice.

Areas of Practice


Ms. Haddad has extensive experience in representing buyers and sellers in merger and acquisition transactions involving both public and private companies, especially in the life sciences and technology sectors. In this area, she has a special focus on public company mergers and acquisitions. Ms. Haddad also advises public companies on a wide variety of corporate and securities matters, including offerings of equity and debt securities. Ms. Haddad also represents public companies as general corporate and securities law counsel, providing advice in all aspects of corporate governance and securities law compliance.

Some of her recent experience includes representing:

  • Foundation Medicine in its $1.0 billion sale of a majority stake to Roche
  • Teva Pharmaceutical in its $3.2 billion acquisition of Auspex Pharmaceuticals
  • Trulia in its $3.5 billion sale to Zillow
  • Eloqua in its $1.0 billion sale to Oracle
  • Citrix Systems in its cooperation agreement with Elliott Management
  • Cognex Corporation in the sale of its surface inspection systems division to AMETEK
  • Teva Pharmaceutical in the sale of its animal health division to Bayer
  • Haemonetics Corporation in its acquisition of Pall Corporation's blood collection, filtration and processing product lines



J.D., 1996
Harvard Law School

(magna cum laude)

B.B.A., 1993
University of Massachusetts Amherst

(cum laude)



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