Brian C. Devine

Brian Devine, a partner in the firm’s Litigation Department, focuses his practice on securities litigation, SEC enforcement and white collar criminal defense. He joined Goodwin Procter in 2007.

Mr. Devine has represented corporations, officers, directors, and other entities and individuals in a wide range of litigation matters, including criminal prosecutions for securities fraud, conspiracy, and insider trading, civil class actions alleging violations of federal and state securities laws, and shareholder derivative lawsuits. He has also represented clients in connection with internal and government investigations, primarily investigations by the SEC and Department of Justice into sophisticated accounting and disclosure issues. Mr. Devine also has extensive experience in a variety of complex commercial litigation matters, including breach of contract, fraud and intellectual property disputes.

Mr. Devine’s clients and cases have spanned a diverse mix of industries (mortgage banking, financial services, energy, infrastructure, entertainment) and all phases of litigation (fact investigation, pre-trial motion practice, discovery, trial, appeal). He has also advised clients on risk assessment, developed strategies for achieving business goals without litigation, and participated in the negotiation of favorable settlements.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) White Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Law School Harvard Law School (J.D., 2002)
Education Boston College (B.A., 1999)
Bar Member / Association Massachusetts
Most recent firm Goodwin Procter LLP
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