Goodwin Procter LLP has announced that Lynne B. Barr has been recognized by the American Bar Association (ABA) Business Law Section with the Jean Allard Glass Cutter Award for her dedication to the ABA and for her excellence as a financial services lawyer. Ms. Barr is a partner in the firm's Financial Services Group and chair of its Consumer Financial Services Practice.
Ms. Barr advises banks, bank holding companies, brokerage concerns, mortgage companies, trade associations and other entities on general corporate matters.
Goodwin and the New England Innocence Project (NEIP) have announced that the NEIP has relocated and will be coordinated on a pro bono basis by Goodwin Procter. NEIP provides pro bono legal assistance to inmates who are challenging their wrongful convictions through the use of DNA evidence.