Press Release May 18, 2021

Goodwin Adds Depth to West Coast Offering for Early-Stage Technology Companies with Partner Andrew Sparks in San Francisco

Global law firm Goodwin announced today that Andrew Sparks joined the firm’s Technology practice, resident in the San Francisco office.

“We are thrilled to have Andrew join us as we continue to strengthen our market-leading offering for technology companies and investors,” said Anthony McCusker, co-chair of Goodwin’s Technology practice. “Andrew’s emerging company and venture capital experience adds depth to our West Coast platform and complements our existing team of lawyers working with clients through all stages of the corporate lifecycle.”

Sparks represents fast-growing emerging technology companies and the entrepreneurs and investors who build them in starting new businesses, venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, and various other corporate matters. He has worked for technology companies across a spectrum of industries including fintech, artificial intelligence, SaaS, robotics, IoT, security, digital currency, cleantech, and digital health.  

In addition to his practice, Sparks is active in the technology and venture ecosystem in the Bay Area, regularly presenting on issues facing founders and startups through programs at the University of California, Berkeley, and at startup community events, such as for AngelPad, 500 Startups, Venture University, and LAUNCH. 

Globally in 2021 to date, Goodwin has added 19 partners across its technology, private equity, life sciences, real estate, and financial industry practices.