Cameron L Contizano

Cameron L. Contizano

PartnerCo-Chair, Washington D.C. Office
Cameron L. Contizano
Washington, DC
+1 202 346 4051
Cammy Contizano is a partner in Goodwin’s global Private Equity group, Co-Chair of its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) & Impact practice and Co-Chair of Goodwin’s Washington, D.C. office. She has been at Goodwin since 2008.


Cammy’s practice involves a broad range of corporate and commercial transactions, with a focus on representing:

  • growth equity firms and mutual fund complexes in their global investments into private companies;
  • late-stage private companies and investors in tender offers, direct secondary transactions and private liquidity programs;
  • impact investors and private equity firms in their impact investments;
  • private equity sponsors, growth equity investors and private companies in mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, leveraged buyouts, reorganizations, recapitalizations, joint ventures and other strategic transactions; and
  • growth and late-stage private companies as outside general counsel and in general corporate matters

Cammy represents clients in a variety of industries, including internet and technology, software, media, business services, healthcare, education, consumer products and financial services, both in the U.S. and internationally

Some of Cammy’s representations include:

  • DST Global in its worldwide investments, including Facebook, Zynga, Groupon, Twitter, Box, Spotify, Alibaba, Funding Circle, Houzz, WISH, Zalando, Farfetch, Klarna, ZocDoc, Airbnb, Otoy, WhatsApp, Auto1, GreenSky, Deliveroo, Nubank, Go-Jek, Snapchat, Chime, Earnin, DoorDash, Revolut, Bulb, Stripe, Brex, Robinhood and Checkout
  • Various mutual fund complexes and growth equity investors with investments in U.S. and international technology companies (including through private tender offers), including Twitter, Coupang, Dropbox, Airbnb, Redfin, Allbirds, Gitlab, Procore, StockX and Tipalti
  • Nuveen Global Impact Fund and Maj Invest in their combined control acquisition of Globokas Perú
  • Webster Equity Partners in its acquisition of Belmar Pharmacy, and follow-on acquisitions by Belmar Pharmacy
  • KIND in its strategic partnership with Mars, Incorporated

Professional Activities

In addition to her roles as Co-Chair of Goodwin’s D.C. office and Co-Chair of Goodwin’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) & Impact practice, Cammy is a member of Women at Goodwin, active in various women in private equity groups and deeply involved in and focused on Goodwin’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts.

Cammy’s pro bono work includes representation of entrepreneurs from traditionally underserved communities through Goodwin’s Neighborhood Business Initiative and partnership with Halcyon, as well as post-Dobbs related research projects and assisting eligible legal permanent residents with filling out their naturalization applications through citizenship clinics.




University of North Carolina School of Law

(with distinction)


University of Michigan

(summa cum laude)



  • District of Columbia
  • North Carolina

Recognition & Awards

Cammy was named a Law360 Rising Star for 2020, an annual list that recognizes lawyers under 40 whose legal accomplishments transcend their age, and DCA Live recognized her as a 2020 Emerging Woman Leader in Private Practice. Cammy received an honorable mention in Mergers & Acquisitions’ 2023 Most Influential Women in Mid-Market M&A, and The National Law Journal named Cammy a DC Rising Star in 2023.


Cammy’s speaking engagements and publications include: