Mr Kenneth Gordon > Goodwin > Boston, United States > Lawyer Profile

Goodwin
100 NORTHERN AVENUE
BOSTON MA 02210
MASSACHUSETTS
United States

Position

Partner

Career

Ken Gordon is co-chair of the firm’s Technology practice. He has more than 25 years of experience representing privately held and publicly traded companies (domestic and foreign), investment banks and venture capital firms. Mr. Gordon concentrates his practice in the areas of general corporate representation, corporate finance and acquisitions.

Prior to becoming co-chair of the Technology  practice, Mr. Gordon held various other positions with the firm, most recently as National Hiring Partner.

Education

J.D., 1991 Boston University School of Law (cum laude) B.S., 1985 Lehigh University

Lawyer Rankings

United States > M&A/corporate and commercial > Venture capital and emerging companies

Goodwin has an excellent track record for representing companies and investors throughout all stages of the venture life cycle. The firm’s Boston team is especially noted for its support to clients in the life sciences sector, where it is ‘one of the most respected, most experienced, best staffed, and best equipped‘ firms in the market. This is complemented by good credentials in the technology space which has seen growth in mobility tech, robotics, edtech and blockchain-related work, and where partners such as John Egan and Kenneth Gordon in Boston, and Anthony McCusker in Silicon Valley hold sway. Boston-based partners Mitchell Bloom and Kingsley Taft co-chair the life sciences side of the practice, which benefits from the expertise of partners such as William Collins and the versatile and ‘highly knowledgeableWilliam Schnoor, who is ‘one of the most experienced venture/ biotech lawyers in the industry‘ and also handles technology-related matters.

United States > Media, technology and telecoms > Technology transactions

Goodwin has a ‘phenomenal‘ technology transactions practice, noted for its ‘exceptionally talented lawyers‘ and for being ‘extremely helpful across the board‘. The firm offers an impressive platform that supports clients through all stages of the lifecycle, including strategic and corporate finance issues as well as domestic and cross-border licensing, collaboration and joint venture agreements. The cross-practice group also advises on related data privacy and cyber-security issues. At the top end of the scale, it has an extremely good track record on major M&As, SPAC mergers and equity and debt capital markets listings. The team boasts an deep bench of lawyers and is co-chaired by ‘stand out‘ corporate partner Anthony McCusker  in Silicon Valley, and Boston-based partners Kenneth Gordon and John Egan. Other key individuals include IP transactional expert Stephen Charkoudian, corporate finance partner Joseph Theis,  Silicon Valley’s ‘exceptional‘ capital markets partner Bradley Weber, and the ‘invaluableJacob Osborn in Washington DC, who is experienced in digital currency and blockchain. All partners based in Boston unless otherwise stated.