Awards and Rankings December 15, 2021

Goodwin Named a Top Firm by Chambers Fintech

The 2022 edition of Chambers Fintech has recognized Goodwin’s Fintech practice for excellence and named partners Grant Fondo and David Concannon as leading lawyers in the field. The comprehensive guide evaluates Fintech practices and practitioners around the world based on independent research and hundreds of in-depth interviews with highly regarded lawyers, clients and experts.

Goodwin’s Fintech team advises more than 40% of the Forbes Fintech 50 companies. With nearly 200 lawyers across practices and geographies, the practice works with financial institutions, strategic investors, and cutting-edge technology companies on transactional, regulatory, and litigation matters.

The publication ranked Goodwin as a top firm in the United States for Fintech Legal and Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies, noting that its “well-known for its proficiency in advising large investment funds, digital payments clients and lending companies.” Client feedback praised the firm for its “knowledge and commercial nature” as well as its ability to “find creative ideas and find solutions to the issues.”

Fondo is the founder and co-chair of Goodwin’s Digital Currency & Blockchain Technology practice. He possesses extensive experience representing technology, Fintech, blockchain, digital currency, private equity, and venture capital clients in a wide range of regulatory and contested matters.

Concannon is a partner in Goodwin’s Technology group, where he focuses exclusively on emerging companies matters. His work with clients includes formations, angel, seed, venture, and private equity financings, public offerings, and M&A as well as advising market participants regarding cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings.

To read more about Goodwin’s Fintech rankings, click here.