Cusaj Thomas

Cusaj D. Thomas

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Cusaj D. Thomas
New York
+1 617 570 1428

Cusaj Thomas is an associate in the firm’s Business Law Department and a member of its Private Equity group. Cusaj's practice focuses primarily on mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, the representation of portfolio companies, early-stage companies and search fund entrepreneurs, and other general corporate matters in a broad range of industries. He joined Goodwin in 2019.


Cusaj’s representative experience includes advising:

  • Cano Health LLC on its definitive merger agreement with special purpose acquisition company Jaws Acquisition Corp.
  • Gandeeva in its $40 million Series A financing
  • Biocon Biologics Ltd. on its definitive agreement to acquire Viatris Inc.’s global biosimilars business

Professional Activities

Cusaj is on the Boston Board of Directors for Read to a Child, a national literacy and mentoring nonprofit that utilizes more than 1,800 volunteer mentors who read one-on-one to more than 1,400 at-risk elementary school students in Greater Boston, Detroit, Hartford, Los Angeles, and Miami.

Professional Experience

Cusaj was a law clerk in Goodwin’s Private Equity group during the 2018-2019 school year and a summer associate in 2017.

He interned with PepsiCo in its Frito-Lay headquarters during the summer of 2018, focusing on strategic finance.




Boston College Carroll School of Management


Boston College Law School


Boston College



  • Massachusetts
  • New York
  • District of Columbia

Recognition & Awards

Cusaj was recognized in 2021, 2022, and 2023 by The National Black Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 and Top 100, an organization dedicated to recognizing and highlighting African American legal excellence.

Cusaj was recognized as a “Rising Star” for 2022 by Super Lawyers.