Press Release September 07, 2004

Satish M. Kini Joins Goodwin Procter LLP in Washington, DC

BOSTON, September 7, 2004 – Goodwin Procter LLP today announced the addition of Satish M. Kini to the firm’s Financial Services Practice. He joins the firm as partner in its Washington, DC office.

Kini advises domestic and international financial institutions, including U.S. and foreign banks, financial holding companies and broker-dealers on a broad range of regulatory issues, including anti-money laundering, privacy, corporate governance, and securities and banking matters.

“Satish offers tremendous depth and breadth of expertise in the regulatory area within the banking and securities industries both here and abroad,” said Regina M. Pisa, chairman and managing partner of Goodwin Procter. “Our recent combination with Shea & Gardner in Washington, DC strengthened many of the firm’s existing practices, including its Financial Services Practice, and the addition of Satish helps enhance our expertise in this area even further. Satish’s experience working at the Federal Reserve will make him an invaluable resource for clients facing the complex regulatory issues that often arise in the financial services marketplace.”

Goodwin Procter offers its clients an interdisciplinary approach to the delivery of legal services within the financial services industry, providing expertise across a broad range of financial products and services such as retail and institutional banking, mutual funds, brokerage and investment management; hedge funds, funds that invest in real estate and real estate securities, and funds that invest in private equities, among other asset management products and services.

Kini joins the firm from Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, where he was a partner in the firm’s Financial Services Practice. Previously, he was counsel in the Legal Division of the Federal Reserve Board. He also served as a law clerk for Judge Richard J. Cardamone of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

He earned his B.A.. from Colgate University and J.D. from Columbia University School of Law, where he was Managing Editor of the Law Review, a Harlan Fisbe Stone Scholar and a John M. Olin Fellow in law and economics.