Chairman and Managing Partner, Goodwin Procter LLP


David Hashmall led Goodwin Procter’s Litigation Department before becoming Chairman of the firm. As Chairman, he focuses on initiatives to enhance and expand diversity and inclusion at Goodwin and in the legal community.  

Goodwin Procter has a variety of diversity initiatives, including programs for racial and ethnic diversity, women, and LGBT lawyers. The firm is involved in a mentoring program in Boston, has a fellowship opportunity for law students of color, and partners with organizations like Legal Outreach, Inc., which acts in underserved communities.   

Joined LCLD 2014

Highlights of LCLD Participation

Fellows Program
Fellows nominated:
2019: Yvonne Chan; 2018: Nilda M. Isidro; 2017: Abim Thomas; 2016: Calvin E. Wingfield; 2015: Sabrina M. Rose-Smith

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected:
2019: Alexandra Lu, Sean Montgomery; 2018: Lauren Bowman, Martin Gomez; 2017: Keita de Souza, Andrew Kim; 2016: Jesse Nevarez, Alicia Rubio

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted:
2017: Breanna Anderson; 2016: Zoe Staum

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2016, 2015 

Annual Meeting (2015, 2014)


Member: David Hashmall

Diversity Professional: Vanessa Spatafora, Carrie Gilman

Communications: Konstantin Shishkin