Chairman (worldwide): David Hashmall
Managing Partner (worldwide): Robert Insolia
Hong Kong Office Chair: Yash Rana
International Offices: Boston, Frankfurt, London, Los Angeles, New York, Paris, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Washington, D.C.
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 1,000 corporate and litigation lawyers leverage their specific experience and assemble full-service teams to advise clients in these and adjacent industries. Goodwin lawyers work diligently to help clients succeed, however they define success. Clients receive the best in every engagement – from 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 seize opportunities, solve problems and protect their interests, Goodwin is recognised as a leader in the markets it serves.
Main Areas of Practice:
Private equity clients are sophisticated, and clients don’t just work with Goodwin because of the firm’s accolades or client-centric approach. Companies come to Goodwin to leverage deep industry knowledge and an expansive network for competitive advantage. Goodwin is a leader in the middle market sector, and one of the top private equity practices in the world. That’s why private equity firms have been entrusting their deals to Goodwin for decades.
The most successful venture capital investors stay ahead of the curve. They make smart investments on solid terms with promising companies. Goodwin lawyers handle early and growth stage venture deals, providing dedicated representation to over 1,200 emerging companies and entrepreneurs and 200 venture capital and private equity firms. The firm’s extensive company and investor client base allows lawyers to leverage deep knowledge of market terms and relationships on behalf of clients.
With a highly experienced legal partner to assess opportunities, deftly structure and negotiate complex transactions, and advise on corporate governance matters, clients can scale their business confidently, benefiting from Goodwin’s extensive experience with mergers, acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, tender offers, spinoffs, divestitures and going-private transactions.
In the high stakes technology sector, competition is stiff and speed is vital. Goodwin’s entrepreneurial savvy helps clients maximise value and avoid pitfalls. Goodwin scales with management teams at every phase of business growth, through IPO, M&A and other strategic transactions.