John J EganIII

John J. Egan

PartnerCo-Chair, Technology
John J. Egan
Boston
+1 617 570 1514

John Egan, a partner and co-chair of the firm’s Technology practice, focuses on corporate securities, venture capital, growth equity and technology enterprises. Mr. Egan's practice involves early and late-stage venture financings, growth equity and leveraged recapitalizations, IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic licensing and the general representation of public and private emerging growth companies. Mr. Egan works with clients in industries ranging from enterprise software, networking, security and business services to communications, media and life sciences. He also represents numerous venture capitalists, private equity investors and investment banks and has extensive experience in intellectual property and licensing issues. Mr. Egan is a key contributor to the Goodwin's Founders Workbench, an online resource for start-ups, emerging companies and the entrepreneurial community. He rejoined Goodwin in 2005.

Experience

Mr. Egan’s practice involves early and late-stage venture financings, growth equity and leveraged recapitalizations, IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic licensing and the general representation of public and private emerging growth companies in industries ranging from enterprise software, networking, security and business services to communications, media and life sciences. He also represents numerous venture capitalists, private equity investors and investment banks and has extensive experience in intellectual property and licensing issues.

Professional Experience

Prior to rejoining Goodwin, Mr. Egan was a partner at McDermott Will & Emery in Boston, where he was a member of that firm's Corporate Department and global head of its Private Equity/Emerging Companies Group.

Credentials

Education

JD1984

Boston University School of Law

Artium Baccalaureus1981

Brown University

Admissions

Bars

  • Massachusetts

Recognition & Awards

Mr. Egan has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America Best Lawyers for his work in Corporate Law and Venture Capital Law 2022.

Mr. Egan has been selected for inclusion in U.S. News - Best Lawyers and The Legal 500. Listed in the 2022 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Mr. Egan is ranked for his work in Corporate M&A, Private Equity: Venture Capital Investment, and Startups & Emerging Companies.