David Hashmall serves as Chairman of Goodwin, a leading global firm with more than 1,000 lawyers across the United States, and in Europe and Asia. As Chairman, Mr. Hashmall is responsible for Goodwin’s overall strategy and growth, client relations and external communications. He chairs the firm’s Executive Committee and is a member of its Management and Allocations Committees.
Under his leadership, Goodwin has expanded in Europe with office openings in Frankfurt and Paris, and unveiled a new brand, reflecting its evolution from a strong regional to a top global firm. Mr. Hashmall also focuses on initiatives to enhance and expand diversity and inclusion at Goodwin and in the legal community.
A partner in the firm's IP Litigation practice, Mr. Hashmall previously led its Litigation Department in New York for over 10 years.
His efforts on behalf of clients have earned him distinction as a BTI Client Service All-Star, a designation determined by BTI’s annual in-house counsel survey. He has also been recognized as a leading IP lawyer by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, where clients have called him “a terrific trial lawyer” and “a great relationship partner.”