Press Release May 24, 2013

Chambers USA 2013 Recognizes Goodwin Procter in 42 Practice Areas

Goodwin Procter, a national Am Law 50 firm, announced today that Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized the firm and its attorneys for excellence in numerous practice areas. A total of 94 of the firm’s attorneys were named as leading lawyers in the legal directory’s 2013 edition. Goodwin’s practice groups were selected for ranking in 42 categories overall and garnered top-tier rankings in 22 categories. A complete listing of Goodwin’s rankings is available online at Chambers USA 2013.

Twenty-one Goodwin attorneys were ranked in multiple practice areas/categories this year. On a national level, Goodwin enhanced its rankings in two categories: Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance and Litigation) and Real Estate. Goodwin also added rankings in two California categories, Capital Markets: Debt & Equity and Litigation: Securities, and enhanced its rankings in the Massachusetts Labor & Employment category.

For the seventh consecutive year, Goodwin partner Gilbert G. Menna was named a “Star Individual” in REITs, Chambers’ most select designation for attorneys. In addition, Robert S. Basseches was honored as a “Senior Statesman” in Transportation: Shipping: Regulatory (outside New York) and Daniel Glosband was named a “Star Individual” in the Massachusetts Bankruptcy/Restructuring category.

Goodwin partners ranked in Chambers USA 2013 were:

National
• Marco E. Adelfio: Investment Funds: Registered Funds
• Christopher B. Barker: Leisure & Hospitality
• Lynne B. Barr: Financial Services Regulation: Banking (Compliance) and Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance)
• Robert T. Basseches: Transportation: Shipping, Regulatory (outside NY)
• Mark Burnett: Private Equity: Buyouts
• John J. Cleary: Employee Benefits & Executive Comp
• David B. Cook: Transportation: Shipping, Regulatory (outside NY)
• John J. Egan III: Investment Funds: Venture Capital
• Edward Glazer: Capital Markets: REITs
• Michael H. Glazer: Real Estate
• Teresa Goebel: Leisure & Hospitality
• Thomas M. Hefferon: Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Litigation)
• Mark Holland: Securities: Litigation
• John R. LeClaire: Private Equity: Buyouts
• Richard Matheny: International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions
• William P. Mayer: Financial Services Regulation: Financial Institutions M&A
• Gilbert G. Menna: Capital Markets: REITs
• Philip Newman: Investment Funds: Registered Funds
• Christopher E. Palmer: Investment Funds: Registered Funds
• Brian E. Pastuszenski: Securities: Litigation
• Regina M. Pisa: Financial Services Regulation: Financial Institutions M&A
• H. Neal Sandford: Capital Markets: REITs
• Ettore A. Santucci: Capital Markets: REITs
• Mark Schonberger: Capital Markets: REITs
• Kingsley L. Taft: Life Sciences: Corporate/Commercial
• Paul F. Ware, Jr.: Litigation: Trial Lawyers

California
• Forrest A. Hainline III: Litigation: General Commercial  
• Anthony McCusker: Corporate/M&A (Northern California and Venture Capital)
• Dean C. Pappas: Real Estate

District of Columbia
• John D. Aldock: Litigation: General Commercial
• Michael S. Giannotto: Environment
• James A. Hutchinson: Corporate/M&A and Private Equity
• Mark S. Raffman: Litigation: General Commercial

Massachusetts
• Christopher B. Barker: Real Estate
• Lynne B. Barr: Banking & Finance: Corporate & Regulatory
• Thomas A. Beaudoin: Private Equity: Fund Formation
• Mark T. Bettencourt: Corporate/M&A
• Mitchell S. Bloom: Corporate/M&A
• James M. Broderick: Real Estate
• Mark Burnett: Corporate/M&A and Private Equity: Buyouts
• Stuart M. Cable: Corporate/M&A
• John J. Cleary: Employee Benefits & Executive Comp
• Todd Cronan: Litigation: WCC, Government Investigations
• Howard A. Cubell: Tax
• James M. Curley: Private Equity: Buyouts
• J. Anthony Downs: Intellectual Property
• John J. Egan III: Corporate/M&A and Private Equity: Venture Capital Investment
• Michael H. Glazer: Real Estate
• Daniel M. Glosband: Bankruptcy/Restructuring
• Duncan Greenhalgh: Intellectual Property
• John Haggerty: Corporate/M&A: Capital Markets
• Robert Hale: Labor & Employment
• Martin R. Healy: Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use
• Laura C. Hodges Taylor: Private Equity: Buyouts
• Joseph L. Johnson III: Corporate/M&A
• Lawrence Kaplan: Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use
• Minta E. Kay: Real Estate
• Michael J. Kendall: Private Equity: Buyouts
• Samantha Kirby: Banking & Finance: Corporate & Regulatory
• Douglas J. Kline: Intellectual Property
• John R. LeClaire: Private Equity: Buyouts
• Mark Macenka: Private Equity: Venture Capital Investment
• William P. Mayer: Banking & Finance: Corporate & Regulatory
• Gilbert G. Menna: Corporate/M&A: Capital Markets
• James M. Nagle: Labor & Employment
• Philip Newman: Hedge Funds & Mutual Funds
• Brian E. Pastuszenski: Litigation: Securities
• Edmund R. Pitcher: Intellectual Property
• James C. Rehnquist: Litigation: WCC, Government Investigations
• H. Neal Sandford: Tax
• Ettore A. Santucci: Corporate/M&A: Capital Markets
• Joseph F. Savage: Litigation: WCC, Government Investigations
• William J. Schnoor: Corporate/M&A and Private Equity: Venture Capital Investment
• Paul D. Schwartz: Real Estate
• Edward Matson Sibble: Banking and Finance
• Bradford J. Smith: Labor & Employment
• Derek Steingarten: Hedge and Mutual Funds
• Andrew Sucoff: Real Estate
• Paul F. Ware Jr.: Intellectual Property and Litigation: General Commercial
• David W. Watson: Private Equity: Fund Formation
• William H. Whitledge: Tax

New York
• Mark J. Abate: Intellectual Property: Patent
• David M. Hashmall: Intellectual Property: Patent
• Mark Holland: Litigation: Securities
• Christopher B. Price: Real Estate: Corporate
• Richard M. Strassberg: Litigation: WCC, Government Investigations
• Andrew J. Weidhaas: Corporate/M&A

Chambers surveys and interviews clients and lawyers across the United States to determine which firms and attorneys are considered leaders in their field. Rankings assess key qualities in the legal field, including technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness/astuteness, diligence and commitment.