Press Release February 27, 2017

Financial Litigation Partner Gabrielle Gould and Counsel Samuel Rubin Join Goodwin

Goodwin, a leading Global 50 law firm, announced today that Gabrielle Gould has joined the firm’s Financial Industry Practice as a partner and Samuel Rubin has joined as a counsel in the New York office. These appointments follow the recent arrival of Marshall Fishman, who joined as Head of the firm’s New York Commercial and Financial Litigation Practice in January.

Gould and Rubin represent global financial institutions, private equity firms, corporations and individuals in sophisticated securities and commercial litigation matters in multiple jurisdictions as well as in arbitrations, mediations, regulatory inquiries and internal investigations. They join from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP, where they worked alongside Fishman.

“With Gabi and Sam onboard alongside Marshall and our established, national team of financial industry litigators, we are continuing to make significant strides in expanding Goodwin’s commercial and financial services litigation practice in New York,” said Thomas Hefferon, Co-Chair of Goodwin’s Financial Industry Practice. “We are delighted to welcome Gabi and Sam to the firm.”

Gould received her J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where she was a Mack scholar and where she was elected to the Order of the Barristers. She received her B.A., with honors, from the University of Pennsylvania. Gould is admitted to practice in the States of New York and New Jersey, and before the U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit and U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. She is recognized as a leading lawyer by The Legal 500 United States and also received a Pro Bono Publico Award from The Legal Aid Society in 2016. Gould can be reached at or 212.813.8855.

Rubin received his J.D. from Duke University School of Law, cum laude, and his B.A. from the University of Michigan. He is admitted to practice in the State of New York, and before the U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit and U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. He can be reached at or 212.813.8852.

Goodwin’s Financial Industry Practice delivers an unprecedented combination of innovation, diverse perspectives and deeply rooted knowledge of the broad, global financial services industry, in one cohesive platform. From transactional law to compliance to enforcement to litigation, Goodwin’s more than 100 financial industry lawyers across Boston, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., London, Frankfurt and Paris, offer a single point of counsel and experience across transactional, advisory and litigation matters.