The Boston Business Journal named Joe Theis to its 2013 class of “40 under 40” honorees. The annual list includes business and civic leaders who collectively represent the next wave of talent and commitment in the Boston economy.
As a partner in Goodwin’s Technology Companies group, Joe works with numerous high-profile companies in everything from initial financing through successful initial public offerings or acquisitions.
Beyond billable work, Joe is distinguished for his pro bono efforts for refugee youth through the Partnership for the Advancement & Immersion of Refugees (PAIR), and for low-income children through the Greenlight Fund. In 2006, he received that Political Asylum/Immigration Representation Project Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award for assisting two Ugandan women with successful asylum applications.
Outside of the office, Joe frequently serves as a mentor for the MIT $100K Business Plan Competition and the Boston College Venture Capital Competition. He is also part of the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) Corporate Practice faculty through which he teaches a class on venture capital, and he serves as guest lecturer each year for a class at the Carroll School of Management at Boston College.
View the full list of “40 under 40” honorees here.