Amy Johnson is an associate in Goodwin’s Real Estate Industry group and a member of its Private Investment Funds and Real Estate Private Investment Funds practices. Ms. Johnson advises clients on the structuring, formation and ongoing management of a variety of private investment funds, including real estate funds, private equity funds and venture capital funds, and their management companies.

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Professional Experience

Prior to rejoining Goodwin in 2018, Ms. Johnson was an associate in Kirkland & Ellis LLP’s Investment Funds group, where she was involved in advising clients in fund formation. Prior to joining Kirkland & Ellis, Ms. Johnson was an associate in Goodwin’s Real Estate Capital Markets group. 

Ms. Johnson’s experience includes representing:

  • Asset manager of two $1 billion+ open-end real estate funds through restructuring, fundraising and investor negotiations.
  • Issuer in the REIT initial public offering, including in fund restructuring.
  • Asset manager in formation of $1.2 billion energy infrastructure fund focused on acquiring and developing power generation, transmission and other energy infrastructure projects in North America.*
  • Asset manager in formation of $1 billion fund focused on the health and wellness sector, with an emphasis on environmental, social and governance principles.*
  • Asset manager in regulatory and fund formation matters relating to open-end self-storage income fund.*
  • Asset manager in formation of fund specializing in aviation.*
  • Asset manager in drafting and negotiation of nearly 100 secondary transactions.*
  • U.S. institutional investors in investments in real estate funds and co-investment deals.*

* Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.

Professional Activities

While attending law school, Ms. Johnson was an editor of the Journal of Law and Policy.


Ms. Johnson has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America Ones to Watch for her work in Real Estate Law 2022.

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J.D., 2013
Brooklyn Law School
(cum laude)
B.S., 2009
Cornell University
(with honors)


U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, Honorable Joseph F. Bianco



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