ERIC GOODWIN is a managing associate in the firm’s New York office. Eric’s strategic advisory practice encompasses shareholder activism defense, corporate governance, and M&A and other strategic transactions.
Prior to joining Sidley, Eric was a corporate associate at another global law firm in New York, where he represented clients in M&A and other strategic transactions, debt and equity offerings, and corporate governance structuring.
Eric holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School, where he graduated cum laude and served as a lead article editor on the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review. While in law school, Eric also served as a research assistant to Professor Lucian Bebchuk and as a teaching fellow for M&A courses at the Law School and Harvard Business School. Eric holds a B.A. in History from Erskine College, where he graduated summa cum laude.