Commercial Property Executive has named Goodwin the number one law firm in the 2017 edition of its Leading Real Estate Law Firms list. This is the second year in a row that Goodwin was included in the top 10; the firm was ranked third on the 2016 list. The annual ranking recognizes the firms with the most distinguished real estate practices based on a combination of growth and market share.
The publication highlighted Goodwin's Real Estate Industry Group representation of Mid-America Apartment Communities in its $3.9 billion merger with Post Properties Inc. The firm also increased its real estate team by 17 percent and opened two new offices in 2016.
Goodwin's REI Group represents numerous real estate investment managers, real estate fund sponsors, public and private REITs and municipalities in all aspects of raising and deploying capital. With more than 130 lawyers across the United States and Europe focused solely on the real estate industry, Goodwin covers every corner of this complex and dynamic market.
Commercial Property Executive is a leading resource for executives and companies that own, invest in, develop, lease and/or manage commercial real estate. The publication’s law firm ranking is a weighted formula based on a variety of factors including revenue, revenue growth, the number of offices and lawyers dedicated to the sector, the growth of the real estate practice, and the size and nature of its top deals.