Ms Mitzi Chang > Goodwin > San Francisco, United States > Lawyer Profile

Goodwin
THREE EMBARCADERO CENTER
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94111
CALIFORNIA
United States

Position

Partner

Career

Mitzi Chang is a partner in Goodwin’s Technology & Life Sciences group and serves as co-chair of its Digital Currency & Blockchain Technology practice. She focuses on corporate and securities law, representing public and private companies, venture capital and private equity firms and investment banks in capital markets transactions, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financings, SEC reporting and other general corporate and securities matters. Ms. Chang advises companies through every stage of the corporate life cycle – from initial financing through successful initial public offering or acquisition. Ms. Chang also advises blockchain and digital currency companies and venture funds with respect to digital token sales and related securities law and regulatory matters. Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Chang spent three years as in-house legal counsel at a Nasdaq listed public technology company in San Francisco.

Ms. Chang currently serves on the firm’s Committee on Racial and Ethnic Diversity and on the hiring committee for Goodwin’s San Francisco office.

Education

J.D., 2002 Georgetown University Law Center B.A., 1999 University of California, Berkeley (magna cum laude)

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Media, technology and telecoms > Fintech

Goodwin has one of the leading technology practices in the market, and this expertise extends to the fintech market where it represents a wide range of start-ups and established providers. These include leading companies in the payments, wealth management, alternative lending, insurtech, and digital currencies and blockchain space. In addition to corporate finance and high-end transactional matters, the firm provides strong support on partnership agreements with banks and financial services companies, as well as contentious and non-contentious regulatory, privacy and cybersecurity advice. Fintech co-chairs Mitzi Chang and Scott Joachim, who respectively lead the team out of San Francisco and Silicon Valley, are both highly active on the corporate transactional side, representing investment funds and public and emerging companies. Key partners in the financial services regulatory practice, which is praised for its ‘amazing bench and great practitioners with years of experience in government service and advising clients‘ include Mike Whalen in Washington DC and the ‘fantastic expertKimberly Monty Holzel in Boston.