Leadership Skills

At Goodwin, we encourage leadership at every level. We work with Harvard Business School and Law School faculty to deliver leadership training at critical junctures in your career.

  • Developing Your Path
    During your third year as an associate, our Developing Your Path Program helps prepare you to be a successful mid-level associate, to think proactively about your career development, and to work effectively as a manager of people and projects.

  • Transition to Leadership
    During your fifth year as an associate, our Transition to Leadership Program helps you hone your leadership style, motivate your teams, and understand firm strategy to prepare you for elevation to counsel or partner roles at Goodwin.

  • Advanced Leadership Program
    At Goodwin, leadership training doesn’t end when you become a partner. Our newly-elected partners attend our Advanced Leadership Program to deepen their project management, client development, and team leadership skills, as well as their understanding of professional service firms, innovation, and organizational development.

  • Executive Leadership Programs
    Senior partners at Goodwin attend world-renowned, week-long executive leadership programs at Harvard Business School, Harvard Law School and Stanford Law School to help prepare them for important firm leadership roles.

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Heidi Goldstein Shepherd

Chief Talent Officer
and Assistant General Counsel for Employment
Professional Staff

Recruiting and Privacy Policy

Like most businesses, we hold and process a wide range of information, which relates to the individuals who apply and those we recruit to work for us. This policy explains the type of information we process, why we are processing it and how that processing may affect you. We have a separate Workplace Privacy Policy that applies to our current and former employees.