Monica Kwok

Monica Kwok

Monica Kwok
+1 617 570 1669

Monica Kwok is an associate in Goodwin’s Private Equity group, and a member of the firm’s Search Funds and Food and Healthy Living practices.

Monica represents traditional private equity sponsors with respect to leveraged buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, and other corporate transactions.

Monica also has significant experience representing search fund clients in all phases of the search fund lifecycle, including fund formation, fundraising, acquisitions, ongoing operations, and beyond.

She also partners with investors, entrepreneurs and executives on strategic and milestone transactions.

Professional Activities

Monica is an active member of the Harvard Alumni Association, the Penn Alumni Association, and the Phillips Academy Andover community. Monica is a mentor and advisor to students through the Harvard Law Entrepreneurship Program.

Monica is involved in various community organizations, including the Artist Council at the Addison Gallery of American Art and the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Campaign for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.




Harvard Law School


University of Pennsylvania



  • Massachusetts

Recognition & Awards

Monica was named a 2022 Up & Coming Lawyer by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.

Speaking Engagements & Publications

Monica is a frequent writer and speaker on topics related to private equity, search funds and emerging companies. Monica’s publications and speaking engagements include:

  • Legal Expert, “ETA Alumni Panel,” Berkeley Haas ETA Club, April 30, 2024
  • Panelist, “Corporate Finance and M&A,” Hult International Business School Finance Across Borders Synergy Conference, April 5, 2024
  • Moderator, “Avoiding Legal Pitfalls,” University of Michigan Ross School of Business ETA Conference, January 19, 2024
  • Panelist, “Goodwin and Harvard Law Entrepreneurship Project Present: Tough Conversations with Startup Clients,” Harvard Law School, November 7, 2023
  • Co-Author, “How to Write an Effective Search Fund PPM,” Goodwin Insight, October 30, 2023
  • Author, “Ten Issues to Consider When Acquiring a Food Business,” Goodwin Insight, September 19, 2023