With more than 1,800 lawyers across 14 offices, Goodwin has established itself as a global legal name. The firm boasts particular strength in corporate law and real estate, among other areas. Candidates seeking a highly transparent firm that prioritizes associate development will likely feel at home at Goodwin.
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The verdict is in: It’s good to be at Goodwin. Associates can’t speak highly enough about Goodwin’s culture, which they describe as welcoming, laid back, fun, collegial, social—you name it. Some of this can be attributed to the firm’s hiring criteria; while academics and work experience are important, interviewers also hone in on a candidate’s personality, interpersonal skills, and working style. As a result, the people at Goodwin genuinely like and respect each other, both in and outside of the office. The good feelings aren’t just among associates, who describe their relationships with partners in glowing terms. Goodwin partners are said to treat associates more like peers than subordinates, taking a deep interest in associate development and providing respectful feedback and su...
Growth. Performance. Managing risk. Success in today’s high-tech economy means addressing increasingly complex issues faster and more efficiently amid rapid change. Making the right decisions in this environment requires strategic counsel from a legal advisor who not only knows how laws are evolving around the world, but also has a deep un...
Founded more than a century ago, Goodwin has grown to more than 1,800 lawyers in 14 offices throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia. The firm has adopted what it calls a “capital-meets-innovation platform” through which the firm advises both innovators and investors in the financial, private equity, real estate, technology, and life sciences industries.
In 1912, Harvard classmates Robert Goodwin and Joseph Procter ran into each other in the street and decided to start a law practice together, opening Goodwin & Procter later that year. Two years later, the founders helped a sardine packing company issue preferred stock but later discovered the company financials were fabricated. They took out a $30,000 loan to buy back all outstanding shares at face value and establis...
At Goodwin, we partner with our clients to practice law with integrity, ingenuity, agility, and ambition. Our 1,400 lawyers across the United States, Europe, and Asia excel at complex transactions, high-stakes litigation and world-class advisory services in the technology, life sciences, real estate, private equity, and financial industries. Our unique combination of deep experience serving both the innovators and investors in a rapidly changing, technology-driven economy sets us apart.
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