Batoul Husain is an associate in Goodwin’s Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice and is a member of the firm’s Life Sciences Disputes group. Ms. Husain represents a wide variety of clients including major insurance carriers, financial institutions, technology and life sciences companies, and private equity firms. Ms. Husain’s practice focuses on business and commercial litigation matters, and government and internal investigations. Ms. Husain has experience in all phases of litigation, including complaints, motion practice, discovery management, summary judgment, trial and appeals. She joined Goodwin in 2019.





Ms. Husain has represented clients in connection with lawsuits in federal and state courts, governmental investigations, and internal investigations.

Ms. Husain’s recent representations include:

  • Numerous insurance carriers in connection with arbitration and other coverage disputes concerning R&W and other insurance policies. 
  • A leading international financial institution in an antitrust class action multi-district litigation relating to interest rate derivatives.
  • Numerous companies in connection with litigation and arbitration regarding corporate governance disputes and breach-of-fiduciary-duty claims.
  • Various individuals in connection with litigation and arbitration regarding breach-of-contract and breach-of-fiduciary-duty claims.
  • A major commercial general liability insurer in connection with insurance-coverage disputes arising out of thousands of opioid lawsuits nationwide.*
  • A leading international financial institution in a proposed class action on behalf of bond issuers and asset recovery companies involving allegations of a fraudulent scheme in recordkeeping for municipal and corporate bonds.* 
  • Various companies in connection with confidential federal government investigations, including investigations by the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Federal Trade Commission.* 
  • A major commercial general liability insurer in connection with insurance-coverage disputes arising out of public nuisance claims by California municipalities against former lead paint manufacturers.*

*Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin. 

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Husain was an associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York. Prior to that, Ms. Husain served as a law clerk to the Honorable Thomas A. Varlan, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee.

During law school, Ms. Husain interned with Americans for Immigrant Justice. Before law school, Ms. Husain served as a paralegal for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Division.


Ms. Husain is recognized by the 2020 Top Women Attorneys in New York and 2021 New York Metro Rising Stars list. 

Ms. Husain was selected to the 2020 New York Metro Rising Stars list, an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice. While attending law school, Ms. Husain received the Scholastic Excellence Award for Legal Writing and served as an editor for the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law. Ms. Husain is a recipient of the full-tuition Patrick Wilson Scholars Scholarship.






J.D., 2015
Vanderbilt University Law School
B.A., Government and Politics & Criminology and Criminal Justice, 2009
University of Maryland, College Park
College Park Scholars Citation


2015-2017 U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, the Honorable Thomas A. Varlan, Chief Judge



New York


U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
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