Press Release
October 1, 2012

Goodwin Procter Names Five New Partners

BOSTON, October 1, 2012Goodwin Procter, a national Am Law 50 firm, announced today that five attorneys have been elected to the firm’s partnership, effective Oct. 1.

“We’re delighted to welcome the firm’s newest partners, all of whom have distinguished themselves by demonstrating the highest levels of legal excellence, leadership, collaboration and industry knowledge,” said Regina M. Pisa, chairman of Goodwin Procter. “We look forward to seeing these new partners build upon the firm’s tradition of delivering exceptional results for our clients.”

The newly elected partners are:
Scott C Chase Scott C. Chase (REITS, Capital Markets; Boston) Chase advises on a wide variety of corporate and securities matters, including public and private offerings of securities, public and private mergers and acquisitions, securities law compliance and corporate governance matters.
Samantha M. Kirby (Banking, Capital Markets; Boston) Kirby advises financial institutions on a variety of corporate governance, securities, bank regulatory and transactional matters, including public and private offerings of debt and equity securities (both as issuer’s counsel and as underwriter’s counsel) and mergers and acquisitions.
Eric C Willenbacher Eric C. Willenbacher   (Tax; New York) Willenbacher works on a broad range of federal tax matters including mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, general corporate and international taxation. He also advises sponsors, managers and investors on the tax aspects of the formation and operation of private equity, venture capital and hedge funds.

About Goodwin Procter

Goodwin Procter LLP is a leading Global 100 law firm, with offices in Boston, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C. The firm provides corporate law and litigation services, with a focus on matters involving real estate, REITs and real estate capital markets; private equity; technology companies; financial services; intellectual property; products liability and mass torts; and securities litigation and white collar defense. Information may be found at Follow us on Twitter @GoodwinProcter.