Chambers USA 2014 Recognizes Goodwin Procter in 48 Practice Areas

BOSTON--()--Goodwin Procter, a national Am Law 50 firm, announced today that Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized the firm and its attorneys for excellence in numerous practice areas. A total of 103 of the firm’s attorneys were named as leading lawyers in the legal directory’s 2014 edition. Goodwin’s practice groups were selected for ranking in 48 categories overall and garnered top-tier rankings in 23 categories. A complete listing of Goodwin’s rankings is available online at Chambers USA 2014.

Twenty-three Goodwin attorneys were ranked in multiple practice areas/categories this year. On a national level, Goodwin added rankings in three categories: Capital Markets: Debt and Equity, ERISA Litigation, and Food and Beverages: Regulatory and Litigation. Goodwin also added rankings in two New York categories, Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations and Real Estate: Mainly Corporate & Finance; one Massachusetts category, Technology; and one California category: Corporate/M&A: Private Equity.

For the eighth consecutive year, Goodwin partner Gilbert G. Menna was named a “Star Individual” in REITs, Chambers’ most select designation for attorneys. In addition, Brian E. Pastuszenski was named a “Star Individual” in the Massachusetts Litigation: Securities category and Daniel M. Glosband was named a “Star Individual” in the Massachusetts Bankruptcy/Restructuring category. Robert S. Basseches was honored as a “Senior Statesman” in the Nationwide: Transportation: Shipping: Regulatory (outside New York) category, James S. Dittmar was honored as a “Senior Statesman” in the Massachusetts Litigation: Securities category, and Paul F. Ware was honored as a “Senior Statesman” in both the Massachusetts Intellectual Property and Massachusetts Litigation: General Commercial categories.

Goodwin partners ranked in Chambers USA 2014 were:

National

  • Daniel P. Adams: REITs
  • Marco E. Adelfio: Investment Funds: Registered Funds
  • Jonathan Axelrad: Investment Funds: Venture Capital
  • Christopher B. Barker: Leisure & Hospitality
  • Lynne B. Barr: Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance) and Financial Services Regulation: Banking (Compliance)
  • Robert T. Basseches: Transportation: Shipping, Regulatory (outside NY)
  • John J. Cleary: Employee Benefits & Executive Comp
  • David B. Cook: Transportation: Shipping, Regulatory (outside NY)
  • Alison Douglass: ERISA Litigation
  • John J. Egan III: Investment Funds: Venture Capital
  • James O. Fleckner: ERISA Litigation
  • Eric R. Fischer: Financial Services Regulation: Banking (Compliance)
  • Elizabeth Shea Fries: Investment Funds: Hedge Funds
  • Edward L. Glazer: REITs
  • Michael H. Glazer: Real Estate
  • Teresa K. Goebel: Leisure & Hospitality
  • Joanne M. Gray: Food & Beverages: Regulatory & Litigation
  • Thomas M. Hefferon: Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Litigation)
  • Mark Holland: Securities: Litigation
  • Robert M. Kurucza: Investment Funds: Registered Funds
  • John R. LeClaire: Private Equity: Buyouts
  • Richard L. Matheny III: International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions
  • William P. Mayer: Financial Services Regulation: Financial Institutions M&A
  • Gilbert G. Menna: REITs
  • Phillip H. Newman: Investment Funds: Registered Funds
  • Christopher E. Palmer: Investment Funds: Registered Funds
  • Brian E. Pastuszenski: Securities: Litigation
  • Regina M. Pisa: Financial Services Regulation: Financial Institutions M&A
  • H. Neal Sandford: REITs
  • Ettore A. Santucci: REITs
  • Mark Schonberger: REITs
  • William E. Stern: Financial Services Regulation: Banking (Compliance)
  • Richard M. Strassberg: Litigation: Trial Lawyers
  • Kingsley L. Taft: Life Sciences: Corporate/Commercial
  • Benjamin C. Tschann: Leisure & Hospitality
  • Marian A. Tse: Employee Benefits & Executive Comp

California

  • Jonathan Axelrad: Corporate/M&A: Venture Capital
  • Lewis G. Feldman: Real Estate
  • Forrest Hainline III: Litigation: General Commercial
  • J. Hovey Kemp: Corporate/M&A: Private Equity
  • Richard A. Kline: Capital Markets: Debt & Equity
  • Anthony J. McCusker: Corporate/M&A (Northern California and Venture Capital)
  • Dean C. Pappas: Real Estate
  • Rezwan D. Pavri: Capital Markets: Debt & Equity
  • Douglas A. Praw: Real Estate
  • Daniel J. Tyukody Jr.: Litigation: Securities

District of Columbia

  • John D. Aldock: Litigation: General Commercial
  • Michael S. Giannotto: Environment
  • Mark A. Heller: Healthcare: Pharmaceutical/Medical Products Regulatory
  • James A. Hutchinson: Corporate/M&A and Private Equity
  • Laurence S. Kirsch: Environment
  • Mark S. Raffman: Litigation: General Commercial

Massachusetts

  • Christopher B. Barker: Real Estate
  • Lynne B. Barr: Banking & Finance: Corporate & Regulatory
  • Thomas A. Beaudoin: Private Equity: Fund Formation
  • Wilfred J. Benoit: Labor & Employment
  • Mark T. Bettencourt: Corporate/M&A
  • Gregory A. Bibler: Environment
  • Mitchell S. Bloom: Corporate/M&A
  • James M. Broderick: Real Estate
  • Mark H. Burnett: Corporate/M&A and Private Equity: Buyouts
  • Stuart M. Cable: Corporate/ M&A
  • Stephen G. Charkoudian: Technology
  • John J. Cleary: Employee Benefits & Executive Comp
  • R. Todd Cronan: Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations
  • Howard A. Cubell: Tax
  • James M. Curley: Private Equity: Buyouts
  • James S. Dittmar: Litigation: Securities
  • J. Anthony Downs: Intellectual Property
  • John J. Egan III: Private Equity: Venture Capital Investment and Corporate/M&A
  • John C. Englander: Intellectual Property
  • Jennifer Merrigan Fay: Labor & Employment
  • Eric R. Fischer: Banking and Finance: Corporate & Regulatory
  • Robert H. Fitzgerald: Environment
  • Elizabeth Shea Fries: Hedge and Mutual Funds
  • Michael H. Glazer: Real Estate
  • Daniel M. Glosband: Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Duncan A. Greenhalgh: Intellectual Property
  • John T. Haggerty: Corporate/M&A: Capital Markets
  • Robert M. Hale: Labor & Employment
  • Martin R. Healy: Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use
  • Laura C. Hodges Taylor: Private Equity: Buyouts
  • Joseph L. Johnson III: Corporate/M&A
  • Lawrence E. Kaplan: Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use
  • Minta E. Kay: Real Estate
  • Michael J. Kendall: Private Equity: Buyouts
  • Samantha M. Kirby: Banking & Finance: Corporate & Regulatory
  • Mark D. Kirshenbaum: Tax
  • Douglas J. Kline: Intellectual Property
  • John R. LeClaire: Private Equity: Buyouts
  • Mark J. Macenka: Private Equity: Venture Capital Investment
  • William P. Mayer: Banking & Finance: Corporate & Regulatory
  • Gilbert G. Menna: Corporate/M&A: Capital Markets
  • James M. Nagle: Labor & Employment
  • Phillip H. Newman: Hedge Funds & Mutual Funds
  • Michael J. Pappone: Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Brian E. Pastuszenski: Litigation: Securities
  • Edmund R. Pitcher: Intellectual Property
  • Stephen D. Poss: Litigation: Securities and Litigation: General Commercial
  • James C. Rehnquist: Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations
  • H. Neal Sandford: Tax
  • Ettore A. Santucci: Corporate/M&A: Capital Markets
  • Joseph F. Savage: Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations
  • William J. Schnoor: Private Equity: Venture Capital Investment and Corporate/M&A
  • Paul D. Schwartz: Real Estate
  • Edward Matson Sibble: Banking and Finance
  • Bradford J. Smith: Labor & Employment
  • Derek Steingarten: Hedge and Mutual Funds
  • Andrew C. Sucoff: Real Estate
  • Joseph C. Theis, Jr.: Corporate/M&A
  • Marian A. Tse: Employee Benefits & Executive Comp
  • Paul F. Ware: Intellectual Property and Litigation: General Commercial
  • David W. Watson: Private Equity: Fund Formation
  • Scott A. Webster: Employee Benefits & Executive Comp
  • William H. Whitledge: Tax
  • Elise N. Zoli: Environment

New York

  • Mark J. Abate: Intellectual Property: Patent
  • David M. Hashmall: Intellectual Property: Patent
  • Mark Holland: Litigation: Securities
  • Christopher B. Price: Real Estate: Corporate
  • Richard M. Strassberg: Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations

Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business surveys and interviews clients and lawyers across the United States to determine which firms and attorneys are considered leaders in their field. Rankings assess key qualities in the legal field, including technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness/astuteness, diligence and commitment.

About Goodwin Procter

Goodwin Procter LLP is a leading Global 100 law firm, with offices in Boston, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C. The firm provides corporate law and litigation services, with a focus on matters involving real estate, REITs and real estate capital markets; private equity; technology and life sciences; financial institutions; intellectual property; products liability and mass torts; and securities litigation and white collar defense. Information may be found at www.goodwinprocter.com. Follow us on Twitter @goodwinprocter.

Contacts

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Emma van Rooyen, 212-459-7446
EmmavanRooyen@goodwinprocter.com

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Goodwin Procter announced today that Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized the firm and its attorneys for excellence in numerous practice areas.

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Contacts

Goodwin Procter LLP
Emma van Rooyen, 212-459-7446
EmmavanRooyen@goodwinprocter.com