Meet Goodwin's Leadership Team

Goodwin is led by an Executive Committee and a Management Committee, as well as teams leading our practice groups and professional staff. 


The Management Committee directs the firm’s day-to-day operations. 

Mark T. Bettencourt (Chair)
Joanne M. Gray
Robert S. Insolia
Mark J. Macenka
Michael R. Caplan


The Executive Committee is responsible for overall firm strategy.

Robert S. Insolia (Chair)
Mark T. Bettencourt 
Elaine Herrmann Blais
Maxence Bloch 
Diana Brummer
Neel Chatterjee
David Evans
Marshall Fishman
Joanne M. Gray
Mark J. Macenka
Brian C. McPeake 
Caine Moss 
Chris Nugent 
Sabrina-Rose Smith
Milena E. Tantcheva
Michael R. Caplan 


Practice group leaders oversee distinct industry and practice groups working on corporate and litigation matters.

Financial Industry
James W. McGarry
Christopher E. Palmer

Private Equity
John R. LeClaire
Andrew J. Weidhaas
Michael J. Kendall

Real Estate Industry
Minta E. Kay 
David Evans
Stephan Kock

John J. Egan, III 
Kenneth J. Gordon
Anthony J. McCusker

Life Sciences
Mitchell S. Bloom 
Kingsley L. Taft

Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution 
Deborah S. Birnbach 
James W. McGarry


Our professional staff supports the firm’s lawyers across multiple disciplines to deliver exceptional service to Goodwin clients around the world.

Michael R. Caplan, Chief Operating Officer
Bonnie Ciaramella, Chief Practice Management Officer
David Fleming, Chief Information Officer
Lee Garfinkle, Chief Client Development and Relationship Officer
Jon Kanter, Chief Financial Officer
Maureen Naughton, Chief Innovation Officer
Heidi Goldstein Shepherd, Chief Human Resources Officer and Assistant General Counsel for Employment
Konstantin Shishkin, Managing Director of Marketing and Communications