Partners Gemma Roberts and Meghan Spillane were recently named “Rising Stars” by Law360 in the private equity and white collar defense, respectively. The annual award recognizes emerging legal industry leaders who have reached a significant level of achievement before the age of 40. Winners are selected based on their career accomplishments in their respective disciplines.
Roberts, a partner in Goodwin’s London Private Equity group, represents a broad range of private equity sponsors, corporate clients and portfolio companies on a variety of corporate and commercial advisory matters. She is noted for leading a team representing U.S.-based GTT Communications in its $2.3 billion purchase of privately held European-based Interoute Communication. Read her Rising Stars profile.
Spillane, a partner in Goodwin’s White Collar Defense group, focuses her practice on conducting internal investigations on behalf of corporate entities and representing companies and individuals in connection with government investigations and prosecutions. She is noted for her key involvement in several high-profile government probes, including an investigation into New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's economic development efforts. Read her Rising Stars profile.