Press Release September 01, 2011

The Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 90 Goodwin Procter Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

BOSTON, September 1, 2011 – Goodwin Procter LLP, a national Am Law 50 firm, announced today that 91 of the firm’s attorneys, across 50 areas of specialty, have been named to the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. This represents an increase of eight attorneys over last year’s edition. Attorneys are named to the directory based on a comprehensive national peer survey involving more than 3.9 million confidential evaluations by top attorneys in the country. The Best Lawyers in America has consistently recognized many of the firm’s attorneys since 1983.

Attorneys ranked in the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America are:

Mark Abate (2008)
Marco Adelfio (2007)
John Aldock (1995)
David Apfel *
Christopher Barker (2005)
Lynne Barr (2005)
Robert Basseches (1983)
Mark Bettencourt (2009)
James Bieke (1991)
Mitchell Bloom (2007)
James Broderick (2007)
Mark Burnett (2007)
Stuart Cable (2005)
Paul Churchill (2007)
John Cleary (1987)
David Cook (2006)
Howard Cubell (1989)
Stephen Davis (2008)
J. Anthony Downs (2006)
John Egan III (2006)
Kathy Fields (2006)
Robert Fitzgerald (2011)
Robert Fore (2008)
Michael Giannotto (2007)
Donald Glazer (2011)
Edward Glazer (1987)
Michael Glazer (2005)
Daniel Glosband (1987)
David Goldstone (2009)
Kenneth Gordon (2008)
Forrest Hainline III (2006)
Robert Hale (2008)
Martin Healy (1999)
Thomas Hefferon (2007)
Joseph Johnson III (2008)
Minta Kay (2007)
Michael Kendall (2005)
Douglas Kline *
John LeClaire (2003)
Paul Lee *
Mark Macenka (2007)
William Mayer (1995)
Anthony McCusker (2010)
Anthony Medaglia, Jr. (1983)
Gilbert Menna (1999)
Stephen Mills (2005)
John Mutkoski (2007)
James Nagle (2006)
Philip Newman (2006)
Mary-Kathleen O'Connell (2005)
Richard Oetheimer *
Christopher Palmer (2008)
Dean Pappas (2006)
Brian Pastuszenski (2006)
Regina Pisa (1999)
Stephen Pollak (1983)
Robert Pomeroy (1987)
Shepard Remis (2003)
H. Neal Sandford (2008)
Ettore Santucci (2008)
Joseph Savage, Jr. (2003)
William Schnoor, Jr. (2006)
Paul Schwartz (2006)
Thomas Scott, Jr. (2007)
William Stern (2006)
Richard Strassberg (2007)
Kingsley Taft (2009)
Laura Hodges Taylor (1999)
Paul Ware, Jr. (1993)
Scott Webster (2008)
William Whitledge (2005)
Lawrence Wittenberg (2006)

(Year) denotes first year attorney was listed
(*) denotes attorneys listed for the first time

For more information on these attorneys, including areas of specialty and contact information, please see Goodwin Procter’s profile at or visit

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