Christopher Isaacs is an associate in the firm’s Financial Industry and Mergers & Acquisitions practices. Mr. Isaacs represents a range of financial services firms including private equity funds and their portfolio companies, investment advisers, asset managers and real estate investment firms in connection with a range of corporate transactions. Mr. Isaacs has advised on asset and equity transactions on both the buy and sell side, as well as joint ventures, various types of reorganizations and other matters relating to general corporate and securities law.

Prior to joining Goodwin in 2017, Mr. Isaacs was an associate at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, and a Vice President – Assistant General Counsel in the Corporate Investment Bank of JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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Mr. Isaacs’ transactional experience includes representing:

  • Mutual fund investment adviser with $6 billion under management in its approximately $140 million sale of illiquid debt and equity assets to a specialist asset manager.*
  • Private equity fund in its approximately $60 million acquisition of a chain of automotive leasing dealerships.*
  • Leading global accounting firm in its approximately $80 million acquisition of a technology provider headquartered in Germany with offices in Switzerland and the United States.*
  • Publicly traded media company in its approximately $180 million acquisition of an internet cross-screen advertising solutions provider.*
  • Syndicate of hedge funds in a $1.5 billion rights offering as part of the approximately $4.275 billion bankruptcy of a leading coal production company.*
  • Syndicate of hedge funds in their acquisition of a non-controlling equity stake in a coal production company as part of that company’s emergence from its approximately $700 million bankruptcy.*
  • Emerging growth technology company in its approximately $6 million asset sale to one of the largest automotive manufacturers in the world.*
  • Publicly traded real estate investment company in its joint venture with a private family trust to purchase, develop and market a luxury rental apartment building in Brooklyn, New York.*

* Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.


While in law school Mr. Isaacs served as Associate Editor of the Brooklyn Journal of International Law.

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J.D., 2008
Brooklyn Law School
B.A., 2003
Boston University



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