Jamie Hutchinson is a partner in the firm’s Private Equity Group, as well as a member of its Technology and Emerging Companies and FinTech practices. Mr. Hutchinson has extensive experience advising private equity, growth equity and venture capital funds and their portfolio companies in a wide variety of transactions, including leveraged buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, and growth equity financings. Mr. Hutchinson has considerable expertise in structuring and executing secondary sale and private liquidity programs for late stage private companies and their investors.

Mr. Hutchinson served on the firm’s Executive Committee and currently serves on the Incubator, Hiring and Professional Development committees.

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Mr. Hutchinson’s work for private equity, growth equity and venture capital funds and their portfolio companies includes representing:

  • DST Global in its growth equity investments in Facebook, Zynga, Groupon, Twitter, Alibaba, Box, Arista, Spotify, Funding Circle, Houzz, WISH, Zalondo, LendingClub, DraftKings, Robinhood and Nubank
  • Twilio company led private tender offer for securities held by its employees
  • Accel Partners in its investments in Arista and CartoDB
  • Sequoia Capital in its investment Github
  • SilverLake Capital in its Investment in Zynga
  • Thoma Bravo in its investment in Van Wagner Communications and leveraged buyouts of WebClients.net and Viecore
  • Ridge Capital Partners in its leveraged buyout of L.A.T. Sportswear, Rock River Environmental Services and Zamma Corporation
  • MissionPoint Capital Partners in its leveraged buyout of Hannon Armstrong Capital and growth equity investments in Voltaix, LLC and Amonix, Inc.
  • WisdomTree Investments Inc. with a variety exchange traded fund product development joint ventures and the acquisition of Boost ETP and ETF Securities
  • TrackMaven Inc.in its formation, Series Seed, Series A and Series B equity financings
  •  Various mutual funds with investments in private technology companies including Twitter, Coupang, Dropbox and Airbnb
Professional Activities

Mr. Hutchinson currently serves as an officer of The Breakthrough Prize Foundation. The Breakthrough Prizes honor important achievements in the categories of Fundamental Physics, Life Sciences and Mathematics. The prizes were founded by Yuri and Julia Milner, Sergey Brin and Anne Wojcicki, Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan, and Jack Ma and Cathy Zhang.

Mr. Hutchinson’s pro bono/charitable organization work includes involvement with the SEEP Network, a global network of international micro finance practitioner organizations dedicated to combating poverty through promoting inclusive markets and financial systems.

Mr. Hutchinson has authored articles for Bloomberg BNA, Venture Beat, the PE Hub and the Venture Capital Journal on issues surrounding private liquidity programs and secondary transfers in private company stock. Mr. Hutchinson speaks regularly on finance and mergers and acquisitions for various events and organizations, including the American Management Association.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Mr. Hutchinson was a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Hogan & Hartson.


Mr. Hutchinson has been selected for inclusion in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and The Legal 500.

Mr. Hutchinson was recognized by the American Lawyer in its 2012 “Dealmakers of the Year” edition for his work on private liquidity transactions in companies such as Facebook, Zynga and Twitter.

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J.D., 1993
Georgetown University

(cum laude)

B.A., 1988
University of Pennsylvania



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