Goodwin Procter LLP
is a prominent law firm
based in the United States
, consisting of 850 attorneys serving clients in Boston
, Hong Kong
, Los Angeles
, New York City
, Silicon Valley
, San Diego
, San Francisco
, and Washington, D.C.
. The firm’s core areas of practice are corporate
and real estate
, with specialized areas of focus that include financial services, private equity
, leveraged finance
, technology, REITs
and real estate capital markets, intellectual property
and products liability
In 1912, lawyers and former Harvard classmates Robert Goodwin and Joseph Procter ran into each other on the street and – as the story goes – decided to start their own law firm. On July 1, 1912, Goodwin & Procter opened its offices at 84 State Street
, with the partners undertaking a general practice of law.
In the winter of 1912, Robert Goodwin with Att. Amos Taylor
represented Marjorie Newell Robb
against Oceanic Steam Navigation Company
for the sum of $110,400.00 together with costs from April 15th, 1912 sinking of the RMS Titanic
. The loss of the life of her husband for the sum of $110,000.00, and the lose of the luggage and personal effect in the sum of $400.00.
In 1913, with business booming, the first associate
was hired by the firm: Harris H. Gilman – a Harvard Law School
graduate – who signed on at $15 a week.
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