Rick Wyner is a partner in Goodwin’s Business Litigation Group and a member of the firm’s Securities Litigation, Appellate Litigation and Impact and Responsible Investing practices. Mr. Wyner focuses on complex business litigation, including class actions, and has frequently represented clients involved in areas including insurance law, statutory and common law fraud claims, claims arising from business mergers and acquisitions, and mass torts. He represents clients in federal and state courts across the country and in commercial arbitration proceedings. Mr. Wyner also regularly provides advice with respect to corporate transactions involving entities with potential mass tort liabilities.

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Examples of Mr. Wyner’s work include representations on behalf of:

  • A leading financial services company in numerous federal and state trial and appellate court proceedings asserting securities and common law fraud claims arising from the sale of mortgage-backed securities
  • A major insurance company and its affiliates in lawsuits and arbitration proceedings arising from the sale and purchase of various lines of business
  • Several large financial services companies in federal and state court lawsuits and appeals arising from the electronic registration of mortgage-related interests
  • A leading insurance company in putative class action lawsuits brought on behalf of present or former policyholders and beneficiaries
  • A group of mass tort defendants in numerous federal, state, and bankruptcy court proceedings arising from the impact on pending multi-party settlement agreements of co-defendant bankruptcies
  • A major industrial corporation in connection with the pre-negotiated bankruptcy of a subsidiary facing thousands of mass tort claims
Professional Experience

Mr. Wyner was a partner at Shea & Gardner prior to its combination with Goodwin in 2004. At Shea & Gardner, Mr. Wyner focused on complex Business Litigation in federal and state courts across the country. From 1991 through 1992, Mr. Wyner served as a Deputy General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Education.

Recognition

Mr. Wyner has been recognized by The Legal 500 as “an outstanding brief writer and appellate lawyer who pays great attention to detail.” He was also honored as a member of the Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll for his volunteer legal work. In law school, Mr. Wyner was an editor of the Harvard Law Review.

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Education

J.D., 1982
Harvard Law School

(magna cum laude)

B.A., 1979
Harvard College

Clerkships

1982 to 1983 U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, Honorable Harrison L. Winter

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U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
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