Goodwin Procter LLP has announced that nine attorneys have been elected to the partnership, effective October 1. The newly-elected partners are: Elaine Herrmann Blais, Litigation Department; Anna E. Dodson, Business Law Department; Christopher T. Holding, Litigation Department; James W. McGarry, Litigation Department; Alexander B. Temel, Business Law Department; Scott A. Webster, Business Law Department, and Daryl L. Wiesen, Litigation Department, in Boston, and Marta E. Delsignore, Litigation Department, and Louis S. Sorell, Litigation Department, in New York.
Ms. Blais has significant experience with intellectual property litigation, particularly with respect to patent litigation.
Ms. Dodson specializes in complex financing transactions and mergers and acquisitions as part of the firm's Business Law Department.
Mr. Holding is a member of the Domestic and Foreign Competition Practice and the firm's Litigation Department.
Mr. McGarry focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, with an emphasis on consumer financial services litigation, the defense of class actions, general business litigation and intellectual property litigation.
Mr. Temel concentrates his corporate finance and securities practice on representing private equity and venture capital firms.
Mr. Webster, a member of the firm's ERISA specialty group, deals with all aspects of ERISA and executive compensation matters, including the benefit aspects of mergers and acquisitions.
Mr. Wiesen centers his litigation practice on intellectual property, with a particular emphasis on patent litigation and complex products liability.
Ms. Delsignore practices in the field of patent law and focuses primarily on providing patent opinions and related client counseling, and has performed due diligence reviews of patent portfolios.
Mr. Sorell dedicates his practice to the field of patent law, and focuses primarily on providing patent opinions and related client counseling.
Goodwin Procter also has announced the addition of Satish M. Kini to the firm's Financial Services Practice. He joins the firm as partner in its Washington, DC office.
Mr. Kini advises domestic and international financial institutions, including U.S. and foreign banks, financial holding companies and broker-dealers on a broad range of regulatory issues.