Kenneth S. Goodwin

Practice Area: Corporate

Ken Goodwin is a Partner at MSF. Mr. Goodwin provides general corporate and securities law-related legal advice to clients in a broad range of industries with respect to both transactional and compliance matters. Mr. Goodwin regularly represents clients in public and private offerings of securities and in matters involving reporting and other obligations under the federal securities laws. In addition, Mr. Goodwin frequently advises both U.S.-based and foreign clients in mergers and acquisitions and related financings, including reverse merger and PIPES (private investment in public equity) transactions.


Georgetown University Law Center. J.D. (Editor, Law and Policy in International Business)

Colgate University. B.A. (Phi Beta Kappa)


State of New York

State of Illinois

Prior Experience

Mr. Goodwin started his career as an attorney with the Division of Enforcement of the Securities and Exchange Commission, first in the Chicago Regional Office from 1975 through June 1977 and thereafter at the agency’s Washington, D.C. headquarters through April 1980.

Representative Matters

Represented a French satellite services provider in its acquisitions of two U.S.-based companies involved in complementary industries.

Represented a warrant solicitation agent in an issuer tender offer.

Represented a distributor of industrial products in its buyout by a private equity firm.

Represented a placement agent in a series of PIPES transactions.

Represented a pre-clinical biopharmaceutical company in a reverse merger and PIPES transaction.

Represented a medical nutrition company in a series of investments by a private equity firm and its subsequent acquisitions of several companies.