NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Goodwin Procter, a leading Am Law 50 and Global 50 law firm, announced today that Michael Barton has joined the firm as Chief Financial Officer. Barton comes to Goodwin from Rothstein Kass, a leading accounting and management consulting firm, where he served as Chief Financial Officer. As Goodwin’s CFO, Barton will be based in its New York office and oversee all of the firm’s financial operations.
“As we continue to grow and adapt in an ever-evolving marketplace, I am confident Michael has the skills and insight to help Goodwin address the needs of our clients and the firm while steering us toward further financial success,” said Rob Insolia, Goodwin’s Managing Partner.
Prior to joining Rothstein Kass, Barton was Executive Director for Finance at Grant Thornton LLP, where he previously held the positions of Director of Financial Planning and Analysis, and Group Director of Finance and Administration. He holds a B.A. from the University of Richmond, and an M.B.A. in Finance from the Pamplin School of Business, Virginia Tech.
“We are excited to have Michael join Goodwin, and I look forward to working with him as we identify and analyze opportunities for growth and productivity,” said Michael Caplan, Goodwin’s Chief Operating Officer. “His experience overseeing financial operations in professional services firms further strengthens our exceptional senior leadership team.”
Goodwin Procter LLP is a leading Am Law 50 and Global 50 law firm, with offices across the United States and in Europe and Asia. Excelling at complex transactional work and high-stakes litigation, the firm combines in-depth legal knowledge with practical business experience to help clients maximize opportunities and manage risk. With more than 850 lawyers, Goodwin offers innovative counsel and delivers results through a client-centric and collaborative approach. The firm focuses on matters involving financial institutions, intellectual property, private equity, real estate capital markets, securities litigation/white collar defense, and technology/life sciences. Information may be found at www.goodwinprocter.com. Follow us on Twitter @goodwinprocter.