Press Release
November 3, 2016

Deborah Birnbach Named a Top Woman of Law by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly


Deborah Birnbach, a partner in Goodwin’s Securities Litigation & White Collar Defense Group, has been recognized as a 2016 Top Women of Law honoree by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. The award recognizes lawyers who have made significant contributions to the legal profession while also serving as role models for young women entering the law. Birnbach was honored at the annual Top Women of Law reception on October 27 in Boston, Massachusetts.

In connection with the recognition, Birnbach was profiled in a special section of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.

Birnbach is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. She concentrates in the areas of securities litigation, including class action defense; SEC, regulatory and internal investigations; M&A-related litigation; stockholder disputes; fiduciary duty claims; founder and partnership disputes; and private equity litigation surrounding private financings. Her securities and shareholder litigation practice is national in scope and involves representing investment managers, issuers and their directors and officers in securities and corporate governance matters across the country. In addition to engaging in active litigation, Birnbach counsels clients and their boards in managing and avoiding litigation risk, including through arbitration, mediation and other alternative dispute resolution methods.