Global law firm Goodwin announced today the launch of its PropTech practice, which brings together the firm’s expertise in real estate and technology to address clients’ needs in this growing, hybrid sector.
Goodwin’s PropTech practice is led by partner Minta Kay and includes steering committee partners:
- Jared Fine (Boston)
- Peter Junghänel (Frankfurt)
- Jeff Klein (New York)
- Samantha Lake Coghlan (London)
- Marc Lazar (Boston)
- Mark Schonberger (New York)
“Goodwin’s PropTech practice offers a unique hybrid of expertise by providing forward-thinking services that adapt alongside the needs of our clients,” said Minta Kay, Chair of Goodwin’s Real Estate Industry group. “Our real estate clients recognize that technology is fundamentally changing how properties are designed, built, and managed, while our technology clients are at the vanguard of product development that is attractive to real estate owners, investors, and developers. We are excited to be at the forefront of this emerging and vibrant sector.”
"As part of the wider digital transformation, venture investors have shown their interest in real estate technology and PropTech companies by deploying over $1.7 billion into the market in 2017, a 70% growth from 2016,” said partners in Goodwin’s Technology group. “Goodwin’s depth in both the real estate and technology sectors provides clients with robust and reliable insights throughout the PropTech space.”
Goodwin’s Real Estate Industry group offers deep market insight and a practical approach to help companies make the most of every investment decision – from private fund formation and all types of real estate transactions to REIT and real estate M&A. It was recently named one of Law360’s Real Estate Groups of the Year in 2017 and ranked first in Commercial Property Executive’s Leading Real Estate Firms list.
With more than 180 lawyers, Goodwin’s Technology Companies practice is one of the largest and most recognized technology practices in the United States. Consistently rated in the top five most active of all law firms for venture capital, IPOs and M&A, the practice draws on its deep experience and network of clients and investors to provide the most effective and efficient counsel for today’s emerging companies.