Opened in 1994 and relocated in 2019 to the city’s vibrant Dupont Circle area, our Washington, DC office represents clients across the healthcare, life sciences, private equity, intellectual property, real estate, technology, financial services, and investment funds industries. 

The office has a robust transactional and advisory practice that is particularly known for its global, industry-leading expertise in the fields of private equity and private and registered funds. The office also focuses on representing the largest financial institutions and leading FinTech companies with their litigation, enforcement, regulatory, and supervisory needs. Goodwin’s appellate practice, which is anchored in the Washington, DC office, is nationally recognized and boasts several US Supreme Court wins in recent years. The office’s intellectual-property expertise includes many matters before the Federal Circuit and International Trade Commission. 

Located near the heart of the federal government, the office also has a deep bench of regulatory lawyers that bring to bear specialized knowledge and experience in fields such as antitrust and competition, securities/SEC matters, FDA, banking/financial services, healthcare regulation and enforcement, government contracts, transportation, and foreign trade policy and regulations. The office represents clients in their most sensitive and complex matters, including those before government agencies, federal and state courts, and the US Congress.