Prior to joining Goodwin, Mr. Growney was General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of RichRelevance, a global leader in omnichannel personalization, where he was responsible for all aspects of RichRelevance’s business and legal affairs. Previously, he served as Vice President, Business Affairs and General Counsel of imeem, a leading social media company, where he was responsible for securing the world’s first on-demand, ad-supported music licenses from the major labels and music publishers. Before that, Mr. Growney was General Counsel of Napster (formerly Roxio, Inc.), a publicly traded provider of online music subscription services and retail and OEM software products. He was primarily responsible for Napster’s corporate governance, SEC and M&A matters; managing the legal team; and negotiating and executing strategic business development agreements.
Prior to his work in-house, Mr. Growney was associated with Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian, LLP in Menlo Park, California, where he focused on corporate, securities and M&A law.
Mr. Growney served over 10 years in the military reserves with the United States Marine Corps and the California Army National Guard.