Cusaj Thomas

Cusaj D. Thomas

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Cusaj D. Thomas
New York
+1 212 459 7328

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 technology and life science companies and search fund entrepreneurs, and other general corporate matters in a broad range of industries. He joined Goodwin as a law clerk in 2018 and as an associate 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
  • York Capital Management on its definitive agreement to acquire Comprehensive Rehab Consultants and affiliates

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 in 2018-2019 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 by Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America for Corporate Law and Mergers and Acquisitions Law (2024). He was also recognized as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers in 2022 and named to the National Black Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 and Top 100 in 2021.