Press Release June 22, 2005

Goodwin Procter Named Finalist for Chambers’ “U.S. Private Equity Law Firm of the Year”

The firm's Private Equity Group is highlighted as leader in the legal industry

BOSTON, June 22, 2005 – Goodwin Procter LLP, a leading national law firm with offices in Boston, New York, New Jersey and Washington, DC, made the shortlist of finalists for the 2005 Chambers Global Awards within the category of "U.S. Private Equity Law Firm of the Year."

In addition, the 2005 Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers directory ranked Goodwin Procter number one in the category of Private Equity: Buyouts & Venture Capital, among others. Chambers & Partners are publishers specializing in researching and producing well-respected professional legal guides.