Lawrence Goodman

Partner, Corporate Co-Chair

Goodman, Lawrence

Lawrence Goodman is a partner in the Private Equity and Venture Capital group and the Mergers and Acquisitions group. He focuses on private equity, venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, and securities, and is experienced in general corporate and international matters.

Mr. Goodman’s private equity and venture capital practice covers a wide range of services, including assisting entrepreneurs, startups, fund-less sponsors, and both foreign and domestic private equity and venture capital funds investing in portfolio companies worldwide. These investments include mezzanine debt, convertible securities, and preferred and common equity, and can take the form of minority investments or acquisition of the entire enterprise. Mr. Goodman’s merger and acquisition clients consist of public and private operating companies undertaking uncontested domestic and cross-border stock or asset purchases.

Mr. Goodman’s securities practice includes representing U.S. and foreign issuers/borrowers and underwriters/lenders in a wide variety of corporate finance transactions, with a particular focus on representing Latin American, European and Australian issuers. He also counsels companies, boards of directors and board committees on corporate governance, fiduciary duties and similar issues.

Mr. Goodman has represented clients operating in various industries, including nanotechnology, biotechnology and life sciences, telecommunications, commodity trading and mining, shipping and transportation, food and beverage, hotel and lodging, and manufacturing.

Sources note to Legal 500: USA that Mr. Goodman is “an incredibly astute, business-sensitive attorney who epitomizes the word ‘counsel’; he devotes time, energy and intellect to every matter and client.” In 2018, Legal 500: USA cited him as one of the top 25 leading lawyers in the country for mid-market M&A.

Professional Activities

Unipharm, Inc. - Member, Board of Directors

Bay State Cable Ties, LLC - Member, Board of Directors

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory's DNA Learning Center - Member, Corporate Advisory Board

Lawrence Goodman is a partner in the Private Equity and Venture Capital group and the Mergers and Acquisitions group. He focuses on private equity, venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, and securities, and is experienced in general corporate and international matters.