John T. Haggerty

John T. Haggerty

Partner
John T. Haggerty

John Haggerty, a partner in Goodwin’s M+A Practice, works on a wide variety of corporate and securities matters, including public and private mergers and acquisitions, public and private offerings of equity and debt securities by public companies, corporate governance and other matters of general corporate and securities law. He has been recognized in the Corporate/M&A: Capital Markets category by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

Experience

Mr. Haggerty’s recent work includes representing:

  • Essex Property Trust in connection with its $15.4 billion acquisition of BRE Properties, Inc.
  • AvalonBay Communities, Inc. in connection with its $16 billion joint acquisition of Archstone Communities from Lehman Brothers
  • athenahealth, Inc. in connection with its acquisition of Epocrates, Inc.
  • The special committee of CreXus Investment Corp. in connection with a review of strategic alternatives and its $1 billion sale to Annaly Capital Management
  • Sonesta International Hotels Corporation in connection with its acquisition by Hospitality Properties Trust
  • The special committee of Crystal River Capital, Inc. in connection with a review of strategic alternatives and its sale to Brookfield US Corporation
Professional Activities

Mr. Haggerty is a member of the Boston, Massachusetts and American Bar Associations.

Recognition

Mr. Haggerty has been selected for inclusion in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. While attending law school, he served as Executive Editor of the Boston College Law Review.

Credentials

Education

J.D., 1994
Boston College Law School

(magna cum laude, Order of the Coif)

B.A., 1991
Bucknell University

Admissions

Bar

Massachusetts
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