Mr. Metzger is recognized as an expert in advising boards of directors and senior officers on liability and risk management issues, as well as D&O insurance, indemnification and fiduciary duty issues. His experience includes securities litigation defense, financial fraud litigation, governmental and self-regulatory organization investigations, and complex business disputes.
Carl E. Metzger
Carl Metzger is a partner in Goodwin’s Financial Industry and Business Litigation practices and Chair of the firm’s Risk Management & Insurance practice and the Partnership Committee. His clients include both public and private companies, insurance carriers and brokerages, private equity and venture capital firms and non-profit and educational institutions.
Throughout his career, Mr. Metzger has played leading roles in a variety of professional and civic organizations. He is currently a board member of the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS), the American Camp Association and the Squam Lakes Conservation Society. He has also served as a board member of the New England Children’s Foundation, the Massachusetts Appleseed Center of Law and Justice, the John and Anna Newton Porter Foundation and the First Unitarian Society of Newton. He has previously served as co-chair of the American Bar Association's Subcommittee on Securities and the Internet, and editor of the American Bar Association's journal, Securities News.
Prior to joining Goodwin, Mr. Metzger was a partner at Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault in Boston where he led the firm’s risk management and insurance practice area and was the litigation partner liaison to the Private Equity Group.
Mr. Metzger has been elected as a Fellow to The American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel. He has been recognized by Corporate LiveWire as a Global Award winner for expertise in the field of insurance and reinsurance, was the exclusive winner of Lexology’s Client Choice Award for Insurance and Reinsurance in Massachusetts, and is continuously recognized by Boston Magazine as both a Massachusetts and New England “Super Lawyer.”
Northeastern University School of Law