Awards and Rankings May 27, 2016

Chambers USA 2016 Recognizes Goodwin Procter in 51 Practice Areas

Goodwin, a leading Am Law 50 and Global 50 law firm, announced today that Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized the firm and its lawyers for excellence in numerous practice areas. A total of 107 of the firm’s partners were named as leading lawyers in the legal directory’s 2016 edition, and  51 practice groups were selected for ranking. A complete listing of Goodwin’s rankings is available online at Chambers USA 2016.

Twenty-three Goodwin lawyers were ranked in multiple practice areas/categories this year. On a national level, Goodwin added rankings in three categories: Corporate Crime and Investigations, Startups and Emerging Companies, and Life Sciences: Corporate/Commercial. Goodwin also added rankings in two Massachusetts categories: Private Equity: Venture Capital Investment and Banking & Finance; three New York categories: Litigation: Securities, Litigation: White Collar Crime and Government Investigations, and Antitrust; and one Washington, D.C. category: Intellectual Property – Litigation.

For the tenth consecutive year, Goodwin partner Gilbert G. Menna was named a “Star Individual” in REITs, Chambers’ most select designation for lawyers. In addition, Thomas Hefferon was named a “Star Individual” in the Nationwide: Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Litigation).

Five Goodwin partners were honored as “Senior Statesman” in seven categories: Robert S. Basseches in the Nationwide: Transportation: Shipping: Regulatory (outside New York) category; John J. Cleary in both the Nationwide and Massachusetts Employee Benefits & Executive Comp categories; Daniel M. Glosband in the Massachusetts Bankruptcy/Restructuring category; James M. Nagle in the Massachusetts Labor and Employment category; and Paul F. Ware in both the Massachusetts Intellectual Property and Massachusetts Litigation: General Commercial categories.

Goodwin lawyers ranked in Chambers USA 2016 were:

National

Marco E. Adelfio: Investment Funds: Registered Funds

Jonathan Axelrad: Investment Funds: Venture Capital

Christopher B. Barker: Leisure & Hospitality

Lynne B. Barr: Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance) and Financial Services Regulation: Banking (Compliance)

Robert T. Basseches: Transportation: Shipping, Regulatory (outside NY)

Mitchell S. Bloom: Life Sciences: Corporate and Commercial

John J. Cleary: Employee Benefits & Executive Comp

Alison Douglass: ERISA Litigation

John J. Egan III: Startups & Emerging Companies

James O. Fleckner: ERISA Litigation

Edward L. Glazer: REITs

Michael H. Glazer: Real Estate

Teresa  K. Goebel: Leisure & Hospitality

Joanne M. Gray: Food & Beverages: Regulatory & Litigation

Thomas M. Hefferon: Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Litigation)

Mark Holland: Securities: Litigation

William M. Jay: Appellate Law

Glenn Kerner: Product Liability & Mass Torts

Robert M. Kurucza: Investment Funds: Registered Funds

John R. LeClaire: Private Equity: Buyouts

Richard Matheny: International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions

William P. Mayer: Financial Services Regulation: Financial Institutions M&A

Anthony McCusker: Startups & Emerging Companies

Gilbert G. Menna: REITs

Phillip H. Newman: Investment Funds: Registered Funds

Jacob Osborn: International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions

Christopher E. Palmer: Investment Funds: Registered Funds

Brian E. Pastuszenski: Securities: Litigation

David L. Permut: Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance)

Regina M. Pisa: Financial Services Regulation: Financial Institutions M&A

H. Neal Sandford: REITs

Ettore A. Santucci: REITs

Mark Schonberger: REITs

William E. Stern: Financial Services Regulation: Banking (Compliance)

Richard M. Strassberg: Litigation: Trial Lawyers

Marcia H. Sundeen: International Trade: Intellectual Property (Section 337)

Kingsley L. Taft: Life Sciences: Corporate/Commercial

Benjamin C. Tschann: Leisure & Hospitality

Paul J. Verbesey: Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation

California

Jonathan Axelrad: Corporate/M&A: Venture Capital

Forrest A. Hainline III: Litigation: General Commercial

Richard A. Kline: Capital Markets: Debt & Equity

Anthony J. McCusker: Corporate/M&A (Northern California and Venture Capital)

Dean C. Pappas: Real Estate

Chauncey M. Swalwell: Real Estate

District of Columbia

John D. Aldock: Litigation: General Commercial

Michael S. Giannotto: Environment 

James A. Hutchinson: Corporate/M&A and Private Equity

Laurence S. Kirsch: Environment

Mark S. Raffman: Litigation: General Commercial

Massachusetts

Christopher B. Barker: Real Estate

Lynne B. Barr: Banking & Finance: Corporate & Regulatory

James Barrett: Private Equity: Venture Capital Investment

Thomas A. Beaudoin: Private Equity: Fund Formation

Mark T. Bettencourt: Corporate/M&A

Gregory A. Bibler: Environment

Mitchell S. Bloom: Corporate/M&A

James M. Broderick: Real Estate

Mark H. Burnett: Corporate/M&A and Private Equity: Buyouts

Stuart M. Cable: Corporate/ M&A

Stephen G. Charkoudian: Technology

John J. Cleary: Employee Benefits & Executive Comp

Howard A. Cubell: Tax

James M. Curley: Private Equity: Buyouts

Anna Dodson: Banking & Finance

J. Anthony Downs: Intellectual Property

John J. Egan III: Private Equity: Venture Capital Investment and Corporate/M&A

Jennifer Merrigan Fay: Labor & Employment

Natascha S. George: Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation

Edward L. Glazer: Tax

Michael H. Glazer: Real Estate

Daniel M. Glosband: Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Duncan A. Greenhalgh: Intellectual Property

John T. Haggerty: Corporate/M&A: Capital Markets

Robert M. Hale: Labor & Employment

Martin R. Healy: Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use

Jon M. Herzog: Private Equity: Buyouts

Laura C. Hodges Taylor: Private Equity: Buyouts

Minta E. Kay: Real Estate

Michael J. Kendall: Private Equity: Buyouts

Samantha M. Kirby: Banking & Finance: Corporate & Regulatory

Mark D. Kirshenbaum: Tax

Douglas J. Kline: Intellectual Property

John R. LeClaire: Private Equity: Buyouts

Mark J. Macenka: Private Equity: Venture Capital Investment

William P. Mayer: Banking & Finance: Corporate & Regulatory

Diane J. McCabe: Real Estate

Gilbert G. Menna: Corporate/M&A: Capital Markets

James W. Nagle: Labor & Employment

Phillip H. Newman: Hedge Funds & Mutual Funds

Edmund R. Pitcher: Intellectual Property

Stephen D. Poss: Litigation: Securities and Litigation: General Commercial

James C. Rehnquist: Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations

H. Neal Sandford: Tax

Ettore A. Santucci: Corporate/M&A: Capital Markets

Joseph F. Savage: Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations

William J. Schnoor: Private Equity: Venture Capital Investment and Corporate/M&A

Paul D. Schwartz: Real Estate

Edward Matson Sibble: Banking and Finance

Bradford J. Smith: Labor & Employment

Andrew C. Sucoff: Real Estate

Joseph C. Theis, Jr.: Corporate/M&A

Paul F. Ware: Intellectual Property and Litigation: General Commercial

David W. Watson: Private Equity: Fund Formation

Scott A. Webster: Employee Benefits & Executive Comp

William H. Whitledge: Tax

Elise N. Zoli: Environment

New York

Mark J. Abate: Intellectual Property: Patent

Derek Cohen: Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations

John M. Ferguson: Real Estate: Corporate

Todd Hahn: Antitrust

William Harrington: Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations

David M. Hashmall: Intellectual Property: Patent

Elizabeth J. Holland: Intellectual Property: Patent

Mark Holland: Litigation: Securities

Brian E. Pastuszenski: Litigation: Securities

Christopher B. Price: Real Estate: Corporate

Richard M. Strassberg: Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations

Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business surveys and interviews clients and lawyers across the United States to determine which firms and lawyers 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.

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