Technology Lawyers for Technology Companies

As a growing technology company, your prospects are exciting and your challenges are unique – from securing funding, protecting IP, and navigating the regulatory environment, to differentiating yourself in the marketplace, managing customer acquisition and scaling your business. We get it. Our dedicated team brings a comprehensive, coordinated approach that interconnects business, new technologies and the law. Our depth of experience in the private equity space along with our technology, healthcare and life sciences lawyers makes Goodwin uniquely suited to harness the breakneck pace of technology. We partner with clients to embrace the promise and potential of innovation to make a profound and lasting impact.


For technology companies of all sizes, the pace and pressure can be relentless: create, innovate, revise, compete, survive, grow, thrive. As a leading technology company law firm, Goodwin shares your entrepreneurial spirit. We partner with you to grow your business and realize your potential more effectively – with a combination of legal experience and business savvy that can scale with management teams from the earliest stages of development through mature public company. We developed Founders Workbench, a free online legal advisory resource to help entrepreneurs navigate some of the most common legal and organizational challenges facing start-ups and emerging companies.

We support clients at all stages of the corporate life cycle, including:

  • legal advisory related to company formation
  • IP protection
  • licensing
  • commercial agreements
  • venture financing to IPOs
  • M&A
  • corporate governance
  • privacy and cybersecurity
  • board matters and more.


With nearly 200 technology lawyers dedicated to advising new and established technology companies, Goodwin has one of the largest and most recognized technology practices in the United States. Consistently rated among the top five most active of all law firms for venture capital, IPOs and M&A, we draw on our deep experience and network of clients and investors to provide the most effective and efficient counsel for today’s emerging companies.

Even as credit markets evolve, we regularly leverage longstanding client relationships through our Private Equity Practice to help our technology company clients find the best possible financial partners. Our Tech Companies Practice also includes members of our Intellectual Property Group, who counsel companies in business, IP and due diligence matters.  We also advise on company formation, tax, and mergers and acquisitions. Coordinating each of these specialties seamlessly within one firm allows our technology company clients to effectively execute their business strategies while reducing cost and risk.

Our technology lawyers strive to meet the needs of clients at every stage of development. We look forward to helping the next generation of companies succeed in the global marketplace.



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John J. Egan, III

Co-Chair, Technology
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Anthony J. McCusker

Co-Chair, Technology
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Kenneth J. Gordon

Co-Chair, Technology
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