Press Release
12 January 2023

Goodwin Further Expands UK Litigation Capabilities with Partner Sarah McAtominey

Global law firm Goodwin announced today that partner Sarah McAtominey will join the firm’s Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice in its London office.

“Since the launch of our European litigation and dispute resolution practice in 2020 we have worked with our expansive client base across our key industries of focus – private equity, technology, life sciences, real estate and financial institutions – on some of their most complex and high-stakes matters,” said Oliver Glynn-Jones, Head of Goodwin’s European Litigation practice. “Adding someone of Sarah’s calibre and experience is an exciting development for both our clients and the firm. We are delighted she is joining the team.”

McAtominey’s practice is focused on resolving complex disputes for clients across a broad range of industries, including financial services, technology and hospitality. She has particular expertise in shareholder and mergers and acquisitions litigation, as well as crisis management. She regularly advises on urgent and injunctive relief, including freezing injunctions, search and seizure orders and pre-publication injunctions. McAtominey is recognized as a “Leading Lawyer” for Commercial and Corporate Litigation in Chambers and Partners, a “Next Generation Partner” in Legal 500 UK and was awarded the inaugural Rising Star Award at the 2019 Legal Week Commercial Litigation & Arbitration Awards.

Goodwin initially extended its global award-winning Complex Litigation and Dispute Resolution platform into the UK in May 2020 with the addition of partner Oliver Glynn-Jones and has since made a number of additions, including antitrust & competition partners Sarah Jordan and Eram Khan and employment partner Alex Fisher over the past 12 months.

Goodwin’s litigation department is highly ranked by leading industry publications including The American Lawyer, Benchmark Litigation, Daily Journal, Chambers, Legal 500, and U.S. News — Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.” Most recently, FactSet and Refinitiv ranked Goodwin in the top five for shareholder activism defense and U.S. equity & equity related transactions, while Refinitiv once again ranked Goodwin as the number one firm for Global M&A in the Q3 2022 league tables.