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Andrew Goodman

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Position

Partner

Career

Andrew Goodman, a partner in Goodwin Procter’s Technology & Life Sciences Group, focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, shareholder activism and general business advice. He advises corporate clients, ranging from start-ups to large publicly traded companies, investment funds and entrepreneurs, in transactions in the technology and life sciences industries.

Education

J.D., 2002 Tulane University Law School (cum laude) B.A., 1999 University of Rochester (cum laude)


United States: M&A/corporate and commercial

Corporate governance

Within: Corporate governance

The team at Goodwin has particular expertise in acting for special committees. Stuart Cable and Mark Opper advised the independent transaction committee of the board of Sprint on its merger with T-Mobile, and Cable and Lisa Haddad also advised a special committee of the board of Foundation Medicine on the company's merger with Roche. Joseph Johnson and Andrew Goodman and Gilbert Menna in New York acted for Lasalle Hotel Properties, which was sold to Pebblebrook Hotel Trust in a hostile deal following involvement from activist investors. Other key contacts include John Egan and Michael Minahan. Named lawyers are based in Boston unless otherwise noted.

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Shareholder activism

Within: Shareholder activism

At Goodwin, Joseph Johnson and Andrew Goodman in Boston acted for Monotype Imaging Holdings in its successful defense of a threat of a proxy campaign brought by Starboard Value, which resulted in the activist fund withdrawing its board nominees without a settlement agreement. The pair also advised Cedar Realty Trust on defending a campaign brought by Snow Park Capital Partners. Also recommended is Joseph Theis, who, acting alongside Goodman and Johnson, successfully defended Brightcove, in a proposed proxy contest brought by Tenzing Global.

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