Goodwin Opens in Palo Alto

Goodwin Procter LLP has opened a Palo Alto office, establishing its fifth California office in the past 14 months. Joining the firm as partners are: Byron Cooper, Gregory Bishop, April Abele and Thomas Fitzpatrick, formerly of Townsend and Townsend and Crew; Lloyd Winawer, formerly of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; and William Davisson, formerly of Latham & Watkins. Kyle Wombolt, formerly of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, joins the firm as counsel.  Joining these new partners in Palo Alto will also be Kevin Dennis and Kathy Fields, corporate partners who will relocate from GP's Boston headquarters to serve as Palo Alto co-chairs. www.goodwinprocter.com