Cusaj Thomas is an associate in the firm’s Business Law Department and a member of its Private Equity group. Mr. Thomas’ practice focuses primarily on mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, the representation of portfolio companies, early stage companies and search fund entrepreneurs, and other general corporate matters in a broad range of industries. He joined Goodwin in 2019.

Mr. Thomas is admitted to practice in Massachusetts only; his application to the New York bar is pending. He is working under the supervision of the partners at Goodwin.

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Mr. Thomas’ representative experience includes advising:

  • Cano Health LLC on its definitive merger agreement with special purpose acquisition company Jaws Acquisition Corp.
Professional Activities

Mr. Thomas is on the Boston Board of Directors for Read to a Child, a national literacy and mentoring nonprofit that utilizes more than 1,800 volunteer mentors who read one-on-one to more than 1,400 at-risk elementary school students in Greater Boston, Detroit, Hartford, Los Angeles and Miami.

Professional Experience

Mr. Thomas was a law clerk in Goodwin’s Private Equity group during the 2018-2019 school year and a summer associate in 2017.

He interned with PepsiCo in its Frito-Lay headquarters during the summer of 2018, focusing on strategic finance.


Mr. Thomas is recognized by The National Black Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 and Top 100, an organization dedicated to recognizing and highlighting African American legal excellence.

While attending law school, Mr. Thomas was awarded the Sheila McGovern Award for achievement of personal goals under extraordinary circumstances.

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M.B.A., 2019
Boston College Carroll School of Management
J.D., 2019
Boston College Law School
B.A., 2015
Boston College



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