Bruce J. Rader

Bruce J. Rader

Partner Co-Chair of Debt Finance
Bruce J. Rader

Bruce Rader is a partner in the firm’s Business Law Department, co-chair of its Debt Finance Group and a member of its Private Equity Practice.  Mr. Rader has considerable experience in the areas of leveraged buyouts, mezzanine and other debt financings and representation of privately held companies. He has been recognized as a New York “Super Lawyer” for 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011.

Professional Activities

Mr. Rader is a member of the American Bar Association.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin in 2006, Mr. Rader was a partner in the New York office of Chadbourne & Parke LLP, where he served as co-coordinator of the corporate department for eight years.

Areas of Practice


Mr. Rader has represented multinational corporations, investors and lenders in connection with secured financings, acquisitions, dispositions, mergers, public offerings, private placements, capital markets transactions, private equity transactions, mezzanine debt financings, project financings, leasing transactions and other general corporate matters. He also has significant restructuring and workout experience.

Mr. Rader’s recent representations and transactions have involved structured finance, project finance, recapitalizations, financings and refinancings, mezzanine loans, equity investments and debt restructurings in a variety of industries.



J.D., 1988
Boston College Law School
B.A., 1985
University of Pennsylvania

(cum laude)



New York
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