Awards and Rankings February 08, 2018

Goodwin’s Appellate, Intellectual Property and Real Estate Industry Groups Win Law360 Practice Group of the Year Awards

Goodwin’s Appellate Litigation, Intellectual Property and Real Estate Industry practice groups won Law360’s 2017 Practice Group of the Year award.

Goodwin’s Appellate Litigation practice was noted as Law360’s Appellate Group of the Year, lauded for its recent Supreme Court and key circuit court wins, and for its team, which includes a number of former Supreme Court clerks, a competitive advantage in this practice area. The team “continues to try to set itself apart” according to Law360 and was commended for its multifaceted expertise, including its ability to tackle various issues such as intellectual property, pharmaceutical regulation and financial services. Read the full article.

For the fourth consecutive year, Goodwin’s Intellectual Property practice secured a place as Law360’s Intellectual Property Group of the Year based on the strength of the team’s showing in “the most significant intellectual property cases of the year” and on the depth of the team’s experience and expertise in Hatch-Waxman litigation. Law360 also noted the team’s emphasis on developing young attorneys, a point of pride for the group. Read the full article.

Goodwin’s Real Estate Industry practice also distinguished itself as Law360’s Real Estate Group of the Year, by providing advice “across the real estate spectrum” and going beyond “hammering out the details between buyers and sellers.” Law360 highlights the firm’s marquee work from this past year, including the $2.2 billion sale of a New York City office space by Brookfield Property Partners LP and representing underwriters in Invitation Homes’ $1.8 billion IPO. Read the full article.

Law360’s 2017 Practice Group of the Year showcases law firms that make an impact through landmark litigation wins, market-making deals and general excellence. The publication evaluates more than 700 submissions across 35 practice areas to select winners to profile.