Goodwin hires Mauney as partner for PE practice

Matt Mauney has joined law firm Goodwin‘s private equity practice as a partner. He will be based in the Washington, D.C. office.


WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr 22, 2019–Global law firm Goodwin announced today that Matt Mauney joined the Private Equity practice as a partner in the Washington, D.C. office.
Mauney advises public and private companies, as well as private equity and venture capital firms, across both the mid-market and up-market sectors on a wide array of complex business transactions, including structuring and negotiating strategic and leveraged acquisitions and divestitures, mergers and acquisitions, cross-border transactions, venture capital and growth equity investments, equity and debt financings, recapitalizations and restructurings, executive compensation and incentive equity matters, and general corporate counseling and compliance.

“Powered by Goodwin’s unique positioning at the intersection of capital and innovation, our private equity practice has continued to see strong demand across all of our offices, including in Washington, D.C.,” said A.J. Weidhaas, Co-Chair of the Private Equity practice. “Matt has built a great reputation and a strong practice that we believe will flourish on the Goodwin platform, and we are delighted to welcome him to our partnership.”

Mauney earned his J.D. from Vanderbilt Law School, where he served as the editor of the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law. He also holds a B.S. in Computer Science and Government from Georgetown University. He is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and Illinois.

Mauney can be reached at and 202.346.4219.

A leader in the middle market and growth equity spaces, Goodwin’s full-service Private Equity practice covers the entire life cycle of clients’ investments, from fund formation to investments and exits. The firm was recently named the “ 2018 M&A Mid-Market Law Firm of the Year ” by Mergers and Acquisitions magazine, and is currently ranked among the top five advisors (by deal count) across a number of categories and regions in Mergermarket’s Global M&A League Tables for the first quarter of 2019.

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