Josh Zachariah is a partner in the firm’s Public M&A/Corporate Governance practice, and serves as the Co-Chair of the firm’s Technology M&A practice. His practice focuses on representing public and private acquirers and target companies in a variety of domestic and cross-border acquisition and disposition transactions, joint ventures and other corporate matters. Mr. Zachariah has deep public M&A experience, across the private equity, technology and life sciences industries.

Mr. Zachariah is admitted to practice in New York and California. His application to the Massachusetts bar is pending.
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Mr. Zachariah handles all M&A matters for public company and private equity clients, including domestic and cross-border acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, strategic investments, SPAC transactions, and take-privates. He also advises companies and their boards of directors in connection with corporate governance and shareholder activism matters.
Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Mr. Zachariah was most recently a partner at Kirkland & Ellis in San Francisco and New York where he helped to build out the firm’s Public M&A group. Previous to Kirkland & Ellis, Mr. Zachariah was an associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York.

While in law school, Mr. Zachariah served as Articles Editor for the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics.
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Mr. Zachariah is a member of the Greater Boston, Northern California and New York chapters of the South Asian Bar Association. 


Mr. Zachariah was selected as one of the 2019 “Top 40 Under 40” by the Daily Journal. He is also recognized as a 2019 California Trailblazer by The Recorder.

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J.D., 2005
Georgetown University Law Center
B.S., Economics, 2002
Duke University

(summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa)



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