Christopher Isaacs is an associate in the firm’s Financial Industry group and Mergers & Acquisitions practice. 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:

  • F1 Holdings Corp. and an investor group led by Gallatin Point Capital LLC on a definitive agreement to sell F1 Holdings Corp. to Stellantis N.V. in an all cash transaction for approximately $285 million.
  • AlphaCredit in its reorganization and equity financing round, led by Softbank’s Latin America Fund.
  • JMI Equity portfolio company Unanet in its acquisitions of Cosential and Clearview Software.
  • Gallatin Point Capital in a number of transactions, including its investment in the Financial Services and Asset Management businesses of the Hunt Companies, and its acquisition of First Investors Financial Services, an automobile finance company. 
  • Steward Partners in connection with the minority equity investment by The Cynosure Group in Steward.
  • Knights of Columbus in various strategic investments and restructurings of asset managers.
  • TA Associates in its minority equity investment in a leading real estate investment manager.
  • 1251 Capital Group in its investment in A-G Administrators, a sports insurance specialist.
  • Devonshire Investors in its acquisition a of NovoEd, a social and collaborative learning provider. 
  • Mutual fund investment adviser in its sale of illiquid debt and equity assets to a specialist asset manager.* 
  • Private equity fund in its acquisition of a chain of automotive leasing dealerships.*
  • Leading global accounting firm in its acquisition of a technology provider headquartered in Germany with offices in Switzerland and the United States.*
  • Publicly traded media company in its acquisition of an internet cross-screen advertising solutions provider.*
  • Syndicate of hedge funds in a 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 asset sale to one of the largest automotive manufacturers in the world.*

 * 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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