Press Release
December 21, 2004

Christopher D. Moore Appointed to State Ethics Commission

BOSTON, December 21, 2004  – Goodwin Procter LLP today announced that Governor Mitt Romney has appointed Christopher D. Moore, a partner in the firm’s Litigation Department, to the State Ethics Commission.

The State Ethics Commission is charged with enforcing the Commonwealth’s conflict of interest laws. In addition, the agency provides free legal advice, education and other information regarding the state’s conflict of interest and financial disclosure laws. Moore replaces retired Judge Elizabeth Dolan whose term had expired.

Moore specializes in litigating complex business disputes for financial services, real estate and commercial aviation clients. He advises public and private companies on civil and criminal matters, including investigations by the SEC and other state and federal law enforcement agencies. Moore currently represents the country’s largest state pension fund and one of the largest private real estate development concerns.

"It is an honor and a privilege to join the distinguished members of the State Ethics Commission, and I am grateful to Governor Romney for the appointment,” said Moore. “I look forward to working with my fellow commissioners to serve the people of the Commonwealth.”

He is a graduate of Cornell University and Northwestern University School of Law.