Press Release
January 17, 2013

Goodwin Procter Expands Financial Institutions Group with Addition of Brynn Peltz in New York

Goodwin Procter, a national Am Law 50 firm, announced today that Brynn D. Peltz has joined the firm’s Financial Institutions Group in New York as a partner in its Transactions and Investment Management & Regulation Practices, as well as the firm’s Private Investment Funds Practice. Peltz joins Goodwin from Latham & Watkins where she was a partner in its financial regulatory and investment funds practices. Previously, she was a partner at Clifford Chance.

Peltz has more than 20 years’ experience advising financial institutions, including private equity, real estate and hedge fund sponsors; alternative asset managers; business development companies; and registered investment companies on strategic matters. Her work includes fund formation, registration and offerings, structuring of financial products, investment adviser registration and compliance, as well as mergers and acquisitions in the investment management sector. She also has significant expertise in issues related to exchange-traded funds and other structured wealth management products with fund characteristics.

“Brynn brings deep industry experience and success on behalf of clients to our growing Financial Institutions Group,” said Regina M. Pisa, chairman of Goodwin Procter. “We’re delighted that she has chosen Goodwin as the platform to further expand her practice.”

Albert J. Solecki, chair of the firm’s New York office, added, “Brynn’s arrival at Goodwin will increase our local presence and depth in this key sector and will allow us to provide even greater service to clients across the financial services sector.”

Peltz is a member of the Association of the Bar of the city of New York Investment Management Regulation Committee and the Women’s Investment Management Forum and has been recognized for her work with investment funds in both the Chambers USA and Legal 500 US guides. She received her J.D. from Cornell Law School and her B.A. from Cornell University and is admitted to practice in New York.

She can be reached at 212.813.8823 or

Goodwin’s Financial Institutions Group comprises the firm’s Banking and Consumer Financial Services, Investment Management & Regulation, and Financial Institution Transactions Practices. The group represents many of the largest financial institutions and asset management firms in the world, as well as institutional investors, domestically and globally.