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Goodwin hires on both coasts to grow tech, litigation teams

  • New companions come from Foley Hoag, Cooley and Manatt, Phelps & Phillips
  • Firm has added 15 tech companions this 12 months throughout the globe

(Reuters) – Goodwin Procter has boosted its know-how and litigation practices with three companions from Big Law rivals who’re becoming a member of the agency in New York and Santa Monica, California.

The agency stated Thursday it had employed former Foley Hoag companion Heather Miles and Alexander Rea, former particular counsel at Cooley, who’ve joined Goodwin’s know-how observe in New York. Ex-Manatt, Phelps & Phillips companion Adrianne Marshack additionally joined Goodwin’s complicated litigation and dispute decision observe in Santa Monica.

Miles represents know-how, healthcare and life sciences shoppers on company issues, and Rea represents non-public firms and their buyers on issues together with fairness and debt financings and M&A.

Anthony McCusker, the agency’s know-how observe co-chair stated in a press release that the addition of Miles and Rea will “add additional depth” to the agency’s choices for younger tech firms and their buyers in “New York’s dynamic tech ecosystem.”

“We are thrilled to welcome them to our team as we continue to scale our global destination practice serving clients in every segment of the technology industry and through all stages of the corporate lifecycle,” he stated.

Marshack focuses on class motion lawsuits and complicated industrial litigation, whereas additionally advising shoppers on employment points resembling wrongful termination and discrimination.

The Boston-founded agency has been implementing a longstanding “convergence strategy” designed to enhance its choices to tech and tech-adjacent shoppers. The strategy has included lateral hires within the U.S and internationally.

The agency added seven know-how companions in New York this 12 months and 15 in places of work throughout the globe, in accordance to Thursday’s announcement.

Representatives from Foley Hoag, Cooley and Manatt weren’t instantly out there for remark.

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Chinekwu Osakwe

Chinekwu Osakwe covers authorized trade news with a spotlight on midsize regulation companies. Reach her at Chinekwu.osakwe@thomsonreuters.com.

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