Awards and Rankings September 30, 2022

Chris Wilson Named Dealmaker of the Year for Healthcare Services by The Deal

The Deal has named Chris Wilson as the Dealmaker of the Year for Healthcare Services. The Deal honors the most elite advisers who help power the deal economy by playing a significant role in driving the market forward.

Wilson is a partner in Goodwin’s  Private Equity group and serves as co-chair of the firm’s Healthcare practice. Wilson also serves as co-chair of Goodwin’s Committee on Racial and Ethnic Diversity (CRED), where he leads the firm’s diversity and inclusion efforts.

“The Goodwin Healthcare Private Equity practice closes more deals than any other law firm in the world. This unmatched level of penetration in the healthcare market provides us with a repeat player advantage that we are able to leverage for our clients’ benefit. It is this advantage that positioned me to receive this tremendous honor. I want to thank the firm and most importantly our clients for all of their support,” said Wilson.

“Chris Wilson is a transformative figure who has been integral to the growth of Goodwin’s market-leading Healthcare Private Equity practice,” said Mark Bettencourt, Goodwin’s Managing Partner. “As a partner in our Private Equity group and co-chair of the firm’s Healthcare practice, Chris’ leadership, strategic vision, and client-centric approach have allowed him to successfully represent some of the country’s largest private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies on their most significant transactions. His efforts have played a pivotal role in expanding the firm’s offerings and making Goodwin a destination firm for the innovators and investors at the forefront of the global healthcare sector. This award is a fitting testament to Chris’ countless contributions to our clients and the firm, and we congratulate him on being named The Deal’s Dealmaker of the Year for Healthcare Services.”   

Consistently recognized for his leadership in the private equity and healthcare sectors, Wilson has received a number of accolades. He has been recognized as a 2022 Rainmaker by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA), is a Recommended Healthcare Lawyer by The Legal 500 (2022), and a Top Lawyer Under 40 by the Hispanic National Bar Association. He has also been recognized by the Boston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40, was named a Mergers & Acquisitions Trailblazer by The National Law Journal and an Emerging Leader by The M&A Advisor. 

The Deal honored Wilson in New York City on September 29.