Awards and Rankings May 30, 2018

166 Goodwin Practices and Lawyers Recognized in The Legal 500 United States (2018 Edition)

The 2018 edition of The Legal 500 United States recognized Goodwin for excellence in 37 practice areas, including as a Top Tier firm (*) in four of these areas. The legal directory also recognized 129 Goodwin lawyers, including 10 Leading Lawyers and eight Next Generation Lawyers.

The complete listing of the recognized lawyers is available on The Legal 500 United States website. Goodwin is ranked across the following practice areas:

  • Antitrust - Merger control
  • Dispute resolution - Appellate - Appellate - courts of appeals
  • Dispute resolution - Appellate - Appellate - supreme courts (states and federal)
  • Dispute resolution - Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense - Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense - advice to corporates
  • Dispute resolution - Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense - Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense - advice to individuals
  • Dispute resolution - Financial services: litigation
  • Dispute resolution - M&A litigation: defense
  • Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class action: consumer products (including tobacco) *
  • Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class action: pharmaceuticals and medical devices – defense *
  • Dispute resolution - Product liability, mass tort and class action: toxic tort – defense
  • Dispute resolution - Securities litigation: defense
  • Finance - Capital markets - debt offerings - Capital markets - debt offerings - advice to issuers
  • Finance - Capital markets - equity offerings - Capital markets - equity offerings - advice to issuers
  • Finance - Capital markets - equity offerings - Capital markets - equity offerings - advice to managers
  • Industry focus - Environment: litigation
  • Industry focus - Environment: regulatory
  • Industry focus - Healthcare: life sciences
  • Intellectual property - Patent litigation: full coverage
  • Intellectual property - Patents: licensing
  • Investment fund formation and management - Alternative/hedge funds
  • Investment fund formation and management - Mutual/registered/exchange-traded funds
  • Investment fund formation and management - Private equity funds (including venture capital)
  • Labor and employment - Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: design
  • Labor and employment - Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: transactional
  • Labor and employment - ERISA litigation
  • M&A/corporate and commercial - Commercial deals and contracts
  • M&A/corporate and commercial - Corporate governance
  • M&A/corporate and commercial - M&A: middle-market ($500m-999m)
  • M&A/corporate and commercial - Private equity buyouts
  • M&A/corporate and commercial - Venture capital and emerging companies
  • Media, technology and telecoms - Cyber law (including data privacy and data protection)
  • Media, technology and telecoms - Cyber law (including data privacy and data protection) - Data privacy and data protection
  • Media, technology and telecoms - Technology: transactions *
  • Real estate - Land use/zoning
  • Real estate
  • Real estate - Real estate investment trusts (REITs) *
  • Tax - US taxes: non-contentious