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Jane D. Goldstein

Ropes & Gray LLP

Boston, MA, USA

Jane is co-head of Ropes & Gray's mergers & acquisitions group as well as the technology, media & telecommunications group. Jane is also head of the firm’s retail & consumer brand practice group, maintaining an office in both New York and Boston. She advises a wide range of public and private companies and their boards of directors with respect to corporate governance, securities regulation and general legal matters, and frequently represents investment banking firms serving in a financial advisory role. Jane has extensive experience counseling U.S. companies in the retail and consumer products industry. Some of her clients include DAVIDsTEA, Keurig Green Mountain, Oscar de la Renta Ltd., General Catalyst, Castanea Partners and Joseph Altuzarra and is also co-managing partner of the firm’s Boston office and a member of the diversity committee. Also involved in professional and community activities, Jane is chair of the board of trustees of Green Mountain Valley School in Waitsfield, VT and is a member of the New York City Bar Association’s Committee on Mergers, Acquisitions & Corporate Control Contests.

Clients note that Jane is “always thoughtful, professional and hard-working.” (Independent Survey by Chambers & Partners). Jane has been recognized as a leader in her field by publications including Chambers, Legal 500, IFLR1000 and was named “Dealmaker of the Week” by The American Lawyer and a "Female Powerbroker" by Law360.


• JD, magna cum laude, Boston University School of Law, 1989; Editor-in-Chief, Annual Review of Banking Law
• BA (French Language and Literature), magna cum laude, Boston University, 1982

Bar Admissions

• Massachusetts, 1989
• New York, 2012


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