Press Release June 30, 2014

The Legal 500 United States 2014 Recognizes Goodwin Procter in 20 Practice Areas

Goodwin Procter LLP, a national Am Law 50 firm, announced today that The Legal 500 United States has recognized the firm and its attorneys for excellence in numerous practice areas in its 2014 edition.

The Legal 500 United States has recognized Goodwin Procter for excellence in 20 firm practice areas/categories, and as a “top tier” firm (*) in 3 of these practice areas/categories.

  • Finance – Capital markets: equity offerings – Capital markets: equity offerings – advice to issuers
  • Finance – Financial services: litigation
  • Industry focus – Healthcare: life sciences
  • Investment fund formation and management – Alternative/hedge funds
  • Investment fund formation and management – Mutual/registered funds
  • Investment fund formation and management – Private equity funds
  • Investment fund formation and management – Real estate investment trusts (REITs)*
  • Labor and employment – Employee benefits and executive compensation
  • Labor and employment – ERISA litigation
  • Litigation – Product liability and mass tort defense: consumer products (including tobacco)
  • Litigation – Product liability and mass tort defense: pharmaceuticals and medical devices
  • Litigation – Product liability and mass tort defense: toxic tort
  • Litigation – Securities: shareholder litigation
  • Media, technology and telecoms – Technology: data protection and privacy
  • Media, technology and telecoms – Technology: transactions*
  • Mergers, acquisitions and buyouts – M&A: middle market (sub - $500m)*
  • Mergers, acquisitions and buyouts – Private equity buyouts
  • Mergers, acquisitions and buyouts – Venture capital and emerging companies
  • Real estate and construction – Land use/zoning
  • Real estate and construction – Real estate

Seventy-three Goodwin attorneys were recognized by The Legal 500 United States this year. Of these attorneys, five were listed on The Legal 500 United States “Leading Lawyers” list (*). Eleven Goodwin attorneys were recognized in more than one practice area/category (**).

Goodwin partners recognized in The Legal 500 United States 2014 were:

  • Daniel P. Adams
  • Marco E. Adelfio
  • John D. Aldock
  • Jonathan Axelrad**
  • Lynne B. Barr
  • Thomas Beaudoin
  • Mark T. Bettencourt
  • Mitchell S. Bloom**
  • Mark H. Burnett
  • Stuart M. Cable
  • Stephen G. Charkoudian
  • Lawrence Chu
  • John J. Cleary
  • Alison V. Douglass
  • John J. Egan**
  • James O. Fleckner
  • Lynda T. Galligan
  • Edward L. Glazer
  • Joanne M. Gray***
  • Forrest A. Hainline*
  • William R. Hanlon
  • Martin R. Healy
  • Thomas M. Hefferon
  • Mark Holland
  • James A. Hutchinson
  • Robert S. Insolia
  • Michael K. Isenman
  • Jared G. Jensen
  • Joseph L. Johnson III*
  • Michael J. Kendall
  • Glenn S. Kerner**
  • Mark D. Kirshenbaum
  • Richard A. Kline**
  • Jacqueline Klosek
  • Robert M. Kurucza
  • Danielle M. Lauzon
  • John R. LeClaire
  • Michael D. Maline
  • Anthony J. McCusker**
  • James W. McGarry
  • Brian C. McPeake
  • Gilbert G. Menna***
  • Philip H. Newman
  • Richard A. Oetheimer
  • Christopher E. Palmer
  • Dean C. Pappas
  • Brian E. Pastuszenski
  • Brynn D. Peltz
  • David L. Permut
  • Stephen D. Poss
  • Mark S. Raffman**
  • Neal H. Sandford
  • Ettore A. Santucci**
  • William J. Schnoor* **
  • Brenda R. Sharton
  • Derek Steingarten
  • Andrew C. Sucoff
  • Kingsley L. Taft
  • Mark E. Tully
  • David W. Watson
  • Scott A. Webster
  • Andrew J. Weidhaas
  • Maggie L. Wong

More detail, including a complete listing of Goodwin Procter’s rankings, is available on The Legal 500 United States website.

The Legal 500 United States 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.