Goodwin Procter Welcomes Another Partner In Silicon Valley

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 - 01:00

Goodwin Procter is continuing its expansion of the firm's Technology Companies practice with the addition of Caine Moss as a partner in its Silicon Valley office. Mr. Moss represents software, telecommunications, life sciences and Internet companies at all stages of growth. He joins the firm from Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.

Mr. Moss specializes in a wide range of corporate finance, securities and governance law.He counsels venture capital firms and technology companies in a broad scope of transactions, including public and private mergers and acquisitions, venture financings and joint ventures. In addition, his practice focuses on the representation of issuers and investment banks in public equity offerings.

Goodwin Procter was ranked thefifth most active law firm in the U.S. for private equity and venture capital transactions by Dow Jones Private Equity Analyst, based on volume of deals closed in 2009. With over 160 attorneys within its technology companies group, Goodwin Procter has one of the largest tech and life sciences practices in the country, which is supported by significant IP, tax and private investment funds groups, as well as its nationally-recognized growth equity and capital markets teams.

The firm has grown significantly in these key practices recently, including the addition of venture capital and technology partners Anthony J. McCusker, Craig M. Schmitz and James D. Riley, Jr. in Silicon Valley, partner Christopher J. Austin to its technology companies practice in Boston and corporate partner Loretta Lau in Hong Kong.

Goodwin Procter, with more than 100 attorneys in California, first established its West Coast presence in 2006, opening offices in Los Angeles and San Francisco. It expanded in 2007 with offices in San Diego and Silicon Valley.