Press Release May 15, 2009

"The Best Lawyers in America" Ranks 88 Goodwin Procter Attorneys As Leaders in Their Field

BOSTON, May 15, 2009 – The following 88 Goodwin Procter attorneys are included in the 2009 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.  Attorneys named to The Best Lawyers in America directory are done so based solely on a vote of their peers.  The current edition of Best Lawyers is based on almost two million confidential evaluations by only the top attorneys in the country.

Corporate/Financial Restructuring
Glosband, Daniel
Schneider, Jon*

Corporate/General Corporate
Bloom, Mitchell
Burnett, Mark
Cable, Stuart
Egan, John
Floor, Richard
Gordon, Kenneth
Hodges Taylor, Laura
Kendall, Michael
LeClaire, John
Macenka, Mark
Medaglia, Anthony
Menna, Gilbert
Mutkoski, John
Pisa, Regina
Santucci, Ettore
Schnoor, William
Watson, David

Corporate/ M&A
Burnett, Mark
Fields, Kathy
Johnson, Joseph

Corporate/Securities & Corporate Finance
Fore, Robert
Santucci, Ettore

Financial Services/Banking
Barr, Lynne
Hefferon, Thomas
Lyons, Gregory
Mayer, William
Pisa, Regina
Stern, William

Financial Services/Investment Management
Newman, Philip
Palmer, Christopher

Information Technology
Goldstone, David

Intellectual Property
Abate, Mark
Dodson, Gerald
Downs, J. Anthony
Remis, Shepard*
Scott, Thomas

Litigation/Commercial Litigation
Aldock, John
Beers, David
Hainline, Forrest
Pollak, Stephen*
Savage, Joseph
Ware, Paul

Litigation/Securities Litigation & SEC Enforcement
Pastuszenski, Brian

Litigation/White Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Savage, Joseph
Strassberg, Richard

Private Equity
Egan, John
Hodges Taylor, Laura
Schnoor, William

Products Liability and Mass Torts
Griffin, Thomas

Real Estate/General
Barker, Christopher
Broderick, James
Churchill, Paul
Glazer, Michael
Healy, Martin
Kay, Minta
Pappas, Dean
Schwartz, Paul
Smith, Brian

Real Estate/Land Use & Zoning
Healy, Martin

Bieke, James
Davis, Christopher
Giannotto, Michael
Healy, Martin

Specialty/ERISA-Employee Benefits
Cleary, John 

Specialty/International Trade & Finance
Cubell, Howard

Specialty/Labor & Employment
Hale, Robert
Nagle, James

Cubell, Howard
Glazer, Edward
Mills, Stephen
Sandford, H. Neal
Whitledge, William

Specialty/Maritime Law
Basseches, Robert
Cook, David

Specialty/Trusts & Estate Planning
O’Connell, Mary-Kathleen
Pomeroy, Robert

Tech Companies & Life Sciences/Biotechnology
Bettencourt, Mark
Bloom, Mitchell
Davis, Stephen
Denn, Christopher
Taft, Kingsley
Wittenberg, Lawrence

Venture Capital
Egan, John
Macenka, Mark
Mutkoski, John
Schnoor, William

* denotes retired


About Goodwin Procter
Goodwin Procter LLP is one of the nation’s leading law firms with 900 attorneys in offices in Boston, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and Washington, D.C. The firm’s core areas of practice are corporate, litigation and real estate, with specialized areas of focus that include financial services, private equity, technology, REITs and real estate capital markets, intellectual property, tax and products liability. Information may be found at