Press Release October 23, 2012

Goodwin Procter Names Bradley Bugdanowitz Chair of San Francisco Office

SAN FRANCISCO, October 23, 2012 — Goodwin Procter, a national Am Law 50 firm, announced today that Bradley Bugdanowitz has been named chair of its San Francisco office.  Bugdanowitz is a partner in Goodwin’s Business Law Department and a member of its Private Equity, Technology Companies and Life Sciences groups, focusing on merger and acquisition transactions, securities offerings and corporate governance.  He joined Goodwin as a partner in 2008.

Bugdanowitz works with clients in structuring and executing minority and control investments, acquisitions and dispositions as well as public and private securities offerings.  His recently completed transactions include representing JMI Equity in its investment in Paradigm Ltd.; NIKE in its strategic partnership with DyeCoo Textile Systems B.V.; Blackhawk Network in its acquisition of Cardpool; and Anthera Pharmaceuticals in its IPO and subsequent equity offerings.

“Brad has been a key member of our San Francisco leadership team since joining Goodwin and we’re pleased that he will be guiding the continuing expansion of the office,” said Regina M. Pisa, Chairman of Goodwin Procter.  “Brad and Anthony McCusker, our new Silicon Valley office chair, share an innovative and client-focused strategy that will drive Goodwin’s growth in this important region.”

In his new role, Bugdanowitz will oversee Goodwin’s San Francisco office, which opened in April 2006 and now includes 56 attorneys and staff. The office represents clients in a range of practices areas, including hospitality industry real estate transactions, life sciences and technology companies, private equity and patent litigation. The office has continued to expand its client service capabilities with the relocation of partners E. Kelsey Lemaster (Tax) from Goodwin’s Boston office, and the recent addition of Laura Rupenian (Debt Finance), who joined Goodwin last month.

Bugdanowitz received his B.A. from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.

He can be reached at 415.733.6099 or bbugdanowitz@goodwinlaw.com.

About Goodwin Procter

Goodwin Procter LLP is a leading Global 100 law firm, with offices in Boston, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C. The firm provides corporate law and litigation services, with a focus on matters involving real estate, REITs and real estate capital markets; private equity; technology and life sciences companies; financial services; intellectual property; products liability and mass torts; and securities litigation and white collar defense. Information may be found at www.goodwinprocter.com. Follow us on Twitter @GoodwinProcter.