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Awards and Rankings
November 11, 2008

Goodwin Procter Ranked Among Top Deal Advisors


BOSTON, Nov. 11, 2008Corporate Control Alert recently ranked Goodwin Procter the 8th most active law firm for M&A deals valued over $100 million between January 1 and June 30, 2008. Corporate Control Alert is the leading journal of legal and financial trends in deal-making and examines the M&A landscape.

Attorneys in Goodwin Procter’s Mergers & Acquisitions Practice structure, negotiate and execute a broad array of transactions — mergers, acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, tender-offers, spin-offs, divestitures and going private transactions as well as unsolicited proposals for significant transactions. They have represented clients over 220 M&A transactions in the past two years totaling $150 billion. Joseph Johnson serves as chair of Goodwin’s M&A/Corporate Governance Practice.

About Goodwin Procter
Goodwin Procter LLP is one of the nation’s leading law firms with 900 attorneys in offices in Boston, London, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and Washington, D.C. The firm’s core areas of practice are corporate, litigation and real estate, with specialized areas of focus that include financial services, private equity, technology, REITs and real estate capital markets, intellectual property, tax and products liability. Information may be found at