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Firm Profile

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  • The New York Times Building
  • 620 Eighth Avenue
  • New York
  • New York
  • USA
  • NY 10018

Firm profile submitted by Goodwin

Chairman: David M Hashmall
Managing Partner: Robert S Insolia
International Offices: The firm also has offices in Frankfurt, Hong Kong and London and Paris.

Goodwin is a global 50 law firm with a history of working on groundbreaking matters, and a focused approach to working with clients in the financial, private equity, real estate, technology and life sciences industries. The firm’s more than 900 corporate and litigation lawyers leverage their specific experience and asseble full service teams to advise clients in these and adjacent industries. Goodwin lawyers strive to help clients succeed, however they define success. Clients receive the best in every engagement - form an A-team roster focused on the matter at hand, to the collective know-how of highly collaborative lawyers in specialised practices across the firm. By helping clients make the most of leveraging opportunities, protecting what’s important, and clearing obstacles in the way, Goodwin is recognized as a leader in the markets it serves.

Goodwin provides corporate law and litigation services to clients ranging from emerging companies to Fortune 500 multinationals, with a focus on matters involving private equity; technology companies and life sciences; real estate, REITs and real estate capital markets; financial institutions; intellectual property; products liability and mass torts; and securities litigation and white-collar defense.

The firm’s business law attorneys specialize in transactional work and are respected for their ability to structure, negotiate and close deals that balance clients’ immediate objectives with long-term strategic advantages. Primary areas of industry focus are financial services, technology, life sciences, media and communications, energy, manufacturing, consumer products and real estate. Services range from counseling, financing, fund and insolvency work to structuring complex mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity deals and capital markets transactions.

Goodwin’s litigation matters are factually and legally complex. Its litigators are engaged in high stakes cases across the country, conducting trials, arbitrations, mediations and negotiations and counseling on litigation avoidance and risk management. These matters primarily involve consumer financial services, intellectual property, products liability and mass torts, white collar defense, securities litigation, commercial litigation, labor and employment, environmental litigation, ERISA and antitrust. Clients include companies in the software, technology, manufacturing, mining, defense, consumer products, life sciences, communications, real estate, healthcare and financial services industries.

Goodwin represents a diverse client base, with clients ranging from entrepreneurial emerging companies to established multinationals. The firm’s clients present complex issues and expect cost-effective results to be delivered under tight deadlines. Client service begins with knowing the clients, knowing their business and knowing their competitors. With this information, the firm’s attorneys leverage their specialized skills and expertise to deliver responsive, knowledgeable and practical legal advice. The firm maximizes its practice efficiency by focusing on effective use of technology and knowledge management


  • 601 South Figueroa Street,
  • 41st Floor,
  • Los Angeles,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 90017
  • Tel +1 213 426 2500
  • Fax +1 213 623 1673
  • Email : [email protected]
  • 135 Commonwealth Drive,
  • Menlo Park,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 94025
  • Tel +1 650 752 3100
  • Fax +1 650 853 1038
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Three Embarcadero Center,
  • 24th Floor,
  • San Francisco,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 94111
  • Tel +1 415 733 6000
  • Fax +1 415 677 9041
  • Email : [email protected]
  • The New York Times Building,
  • 620 Eighth Avenue,
  • New York,
  • USA
  • NY 10018
  • Tel +1 212 813 8800
  • Fax +1 212 355 3333
  • Email : [email protected]
  • 901 New York Avenue, NW,
  • Washington, DC,
  • District of Columbia
  • USA
  • 20001
  • Tel +1 202 346 4000
  • Fax +1 202 346 4444
  • Email : [email protected]