Awards and Rankings
April 27, 2020

Chambers USA 2020 Selects Goodwin as the Only Top-Tier Firm for Both Private Equity and Emerging Companies

Chambers USA 2020 has selected Goodwin as the only law firm to receive top-tier nationwide rankings for both Mid-Market Private Equity Buyouts and Startups & Emerging Companies work. According to Chambers, Goodwin possesses a “world class” legal team with “deep market experience and a very commercial approach to solving problems,” which has made the firm a “leading player in the startups and emerging companies field.”

Add in the nationally ranked Corporate M&A, Capital Markets, Intellectual Property, Real Estate, Life Sciences and Tax practices, and it becomes clear that the firm’s capital-meets-innovation platform uniquely positions Goodwin to advise both the innovators and the investors reshaping industries around the world.  

Along with being recognized in 50 practice areas nationwide, 125 Goodwin lawyers were ranked as being among the leading lawyers in their fields. The firm’s lawyers were noted for excellence in nearly 50 practices over eight geographic regions, and include two Star Individuals, five Up and Coming Lawyers and five Senior Statespeople.

The Goodwin practices ranked in Chambers USA 2020 include:

  • Capital Markets: Equity: Issuer Representations
  • Capital Markets: Equity: Manager Representations
  • Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance)
  • Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Litigation)
  • Financial Services Regulation: Financial Institution M&A
  • Food & Beverages: Regulatory & Litigation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation
  • Investment Funds: Registered Funds
  • Investment Funds: Venture Capital: Fund Formation
  • Leisure & Hospitality
  • Life Sciences
  • Private Equity: Buyouts: Mid-Market
  • Products Liability & Mass Torts
  • Real Estate
  • REITs
  • Securities: Litigation
  • Startups & Emerging Companies
  • Tax: Corporate & Finance

To see all of the Goodwin lawyers and practices in the Chambers USA 2020 rankings, click here.