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) 
Lynda Galligan
Joanne M. Gray
Robert S. Insolia 
Josh Klatzkin 
Michael R. Caplan


The Executive Committee is responsible for overall firm strategy.

Robert S. Insolia (Chair)
Mark T. Bettencourt 
Elaine Herrmann Blais
Diana Brummer
Neel Chatterjee
Marshall Fishman 
Lynda Galligan
Joanne M. Gray 
Josh Klatzkin 
Samantha Lake Coghlan
Brian C. McPeake 
Caine Moss 
Chris Nugent 
Yash Rana
Sabrina-Rose Smith
Michael R. Caplan 


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

Financial Industry
Christopher E. Palmer

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

Real Estate Industry
Diana Brummer
John Ferguson 
Minta Kay

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

Life Sciences
Mitchell S. Bloom 

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

Intellectual Property Litigation
Daryl Wiesen


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
Scott Kopcha, Chief Data Security 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