Awards and Rankings October 07, 2022

Benchmark Litigation 2023 Recognizes 27 Goodwin Litigators

Twenty-seven Goodwin lawyers and nine practice areas were recognized for excellence in the 2023 edition of Benchmark Litigation. The annual guide recognizes the top litigation stars in the United States based on extensive interviews with litigators, dispute resolution specialists, and their clients, as well as analysis of the market's most important cases and firm developments.

This year Benchmark highlighted Goodwin’s market-leading work and key victories across numerous practices, including Appellate and Supreme Court Litigation, Antitrust & Competition, Intellectual PropertyEmployment, Products Litigation, Securities and Shareholder Litigation and White Collar Defense. The commentary called Goodwin a “national player in several key markets and industries,” receiving “resounding applause from clients as well as peers.”

Goodwin practices were recognized for excellence in the following categories:

  • United States – Appellate / Intellectual Property / Securities / White Collar Crime
  • California – Dispute Resolution
  • California (Silicon Valley) – Dispute Resolution
  • Massachusetts – Dispute Resolution / Labor & Employment
  • New York – Dispute Resolution

Goodwin lawyers from across the United States were named National Practice Area Stars, Litigation Stars, Future Stars and 40 & Under Hot List honorees:

  • Elaine Blais (Litigation Star – Intellectual Property)
  • Brian Burgess (40 & Under Hot List – Appellate)
  • Neel Chatterjee (National Practice Area Star / California – Litigation Star -  Intellectual Property)
  • Marshall Fishman (Litigation Star / National Practice Area Star - Commercial, Securities)
  • Grant Fondo (Litigation Star / California - Litigation Star - White Collar Crime, Securities)
  • Robert Frederickson (40 & Under Hot List – Intellectual Property, Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences)
  • Joanne Gray (Litigation Star / National Practice Area Star - Product Liability & Recall)
  • Robert Hale (Labor & Employment Star - Labor & Employment)
  • William Harrington (Litigation Star - Commercial, White Collar Crime)
  • Thomas Hefferon (Litigation Star - Appellate)
  • Christopher Holding (Litigation Star / National Practice Area Star - Competition/Antitrust)
  • William Jay (Litigation Star - Appellate)
  • Douglas Kline (Litigation Star – Intellectual Property)
  • Andrew Lacy (Litigation Star - Competition/Antitrust)
  • Kevin Martin (Litigation Star - Appellate, White Collar Crime)
  • Carl Metzger (National Practice Area Star - Insurance)
  • Richard Oetheimer (Litigation Star / National Practice Area Star - Product Liability & Recall)
  • Anne Railton (40 & Under Hot List – White Collar Crime)
  • Srikanth Reddy (Future Star)
  • Jaime Santos (40 & Under Hot List / Future Star - Appellate, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Product Liability)
  • Joseph Savage (Litigation Star / National Practice Area Star - White Collar Crime)
  • Meghan Spillane (40 & Under Hot List / Future Star)
  • Richard Strassberg (Litigation Star / National Practice Area Star - White Collar Crime)
  • Alexandra Valenti (40 & Under Hot List – Intellectual Property)
  • Jordan Weiss (40 & Under Hot List – Intellectual Property, Securities, Competition/Antitrust)
  • Calvin Wingfield (40 & Under Hot List – Intellectual Property)
  • David Zimmer (40 & Under Hot List – Intellectual Property, Commercial)

 To learn more about Goodwin’s 2023 rankings visit Benchmark Litigation.