Louis Goodman is a senior lawyer widely recognized for his experience and judgment in a broad range of corporate, securities and business-related matters, such as mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, financings, restructurings and crisis management generally.


Mr. Goodman has counseled clients in some of their most significant transactions — many that have industry-wide and sometimes worldwide significance.

Mr. Goodman has consistently been named to numerous “best lawyer” lists and has taught and lectured on mergers and acquisitions and other business-related topics. He is cited for, among other things, his strategic and negotiating skills and depth of experience.



  • J.D., Harvard Law School
  • M.A., Harvard University
  • A.B., Columbia College

Louis A. Goodman

Retired Partner, Capital Markets; Mergers and Acquisitions